Brian was C.E.O. of H&K International for 15 years and now serves as non-executive chairman of the H&K Group.  An Engineering graduate from Trinity College, Dublin, he has worked in research and management positions in the U.K. and Ireland. H&K International is a leading global supplier of turn-key integrated equipment and service solutions to the quick-service restaurant industry in more than 70 countries, employing over 1,300 people worldwide. Customers include McDonald’s, Burgerking, Subway, and other smaller chains.

Brian is also chairman of Hanpak Ltd., an Irish start-up company with a world-wide patent to produce a revolutionary design of lidless paper cup. Brian joined the Ashoka Support Network in 2015.