AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCE
Tom Tynan is celebrated for his phenomenal career in agriculture. He received his Bachelor of Agriculture Science from UCD in 1981 and has a wealth of commercial and strategic experience, having worked across a range of agribusiness and policy areas. Tynan was a commercial director of IAWS Agri and subsequently Chief Operating Officer of Welcon AS. Previously on the board of Teagasc and a chair of Alltech, Tynan’s responsibilities for rural development, agricultural markets, agricultural research and innovation serve his industry well. In 2014, he was appointed to the cabinet of EU Agricultural Commissioner Phil Hogan. His portfolio responsibilities include rural development and agricultural markets.