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Secretary General Brendan Gleeson

Secretary General Bredan Gleeson - Added 02.10.18Brendan Gleeson was appointed as Secretary General of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine on 2nd October 2018. He has previously served in a number of Assistant Secretary posts in the department, most recently with responsibility for EU and International Trade,  Brexit,  and  Dairy Controls. He has also worked on policy development in the food and livestock sectors, for a number of State Agencies, and was a member of the Teagasc Authority until his recent appointment.

Secretary General Gleeson previously served in policy and operational roles in the former Department of Industry and Commerce, and in the European Commission.  

He holds a BSc. in Management Law from Trinity College and Diplomas in Law and Public Administration.