John O’Brien is a creative and multidisciplinary consultant and senior manager with 25 years experience across the culture and creative industries, education, and arts/culture sector.
After successfully guiding Tipperary Dance in the elaboration of our new strategy for the coming years, John accompanies the organisation in its journey to develop a solid infrastructure at the service of our mission, helping us improve corporate structure and governance standards. He has become one of Tipperary Dance’s trusted advisor.
John works independently as a strategy and policy consultant with a broad range of clients in the Culture and Creative sectors. He facilitates stakeholder engagement, performs feasibility studies, conducts qualitative and quantitative research, crafts strategy and policy actions, designs business models, and helps people and organisations think with greater clarity, and plan with more ambition.
His qualifications include MSc. Business and Management, Institute of Public Administration, Dublin BA (Hons) English Literature and Sociology Trinity College, Dublin. New Frontiers Entrepreneur Programme Enterprise Ireland. Profile Leadership Programme Common Purpose, Dublin. Dip. International Arts Management and Marketing Luphana University.