Joining Thomas in 2016 as UK MD, Ciaran is responsible for performance across Sales, Operations and Client Services in the UK, which now also includes Thomas Sport & Education. Ciaran's focus is to nurture talent, 'raise the bar' and ensure excellence in performance; when coupled with his belief in Thomas' quality products and solutions, he will ensure a laser-like focus upon the delivery of outstanding service to all Thomas customers.
Ciaran is optimistic, has the ability to persuade and enthuse people to work together and create strong team spirit, discouraging obfuscation and time wasting. Because of his confidence and positive outlook, he can inspire and lead others effectively and has a strong social drive. Ciaran is flexible, opportunistic and will explore obscure options through unconventional lateral thinking to achieve success.
Ciaran is an experienced international executive with a background in leading and growing both public and private companies. Prior to joining Thomas International, Ciaran was Managing Director of Rhinegold Publishing Ltd, where he remains a Non-Executive Director.
Ciaran studied Law at the University of Leeds, and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. He resides in London with his wife and two children. When not at work he's a rugby referee, dog walker, music enthusiast, avid reader, bon viveur, bad singer and even worse dancer.