Ronan BYRNE

Ronan BYRNE

EOSC Association Role

Director, one-year mandate


Organisation

HEAnet


Professional Title

Deputy CEO/Chief Technology Officer


Bio

Ronan leads strategy development at HEAnet (Ireland’s NREN) and a key pillar of the HEAnet Strategy 2020-22 relates to research engagement and progression of Ireland's open science ambitions. He is a member of the Irish Government’s National Open Research Forum and he has just concluded a two-year term as Ireland representative on the EOSC Governance Board. 

Ronan has successfully driven many landmark technology programmes at HEAnet including the development of the Schools Broadband Network connecting 4,000 schools; development of the national Edugate federated access service; and the recent upgrade of the HEAnet national backbone to 100 Gbit/s capacity.