Gary O’Meara
CEO / Boyne Valley Food Innovation

With over 25 years’ experience managing, developing and leading businesses across a variety of sectors, Gary is a keen entrepreneur with a passion for business development and innovation.

The Managing Director of Ireland’s Global Entrepreneurship Network, Gary is also a member of the government’s SME & Entrepreneurship Consultation Group (SMEe).

He holds a BA in Business Administration & Management from TUD, and a MSc in Leadership & Strategy from UCD. He has also obtained a variety of additional qualifications relating to Public Sector Management, Project Management, Digital Media Production, Entrepreneurship and Ecosystem Development.

Currently the CEO of Meath Enterprise and Managing Director of Boyne Valley Food Innovation District, Gary is a serial volunteer who dedicates a large proportion of time, passion and energy to supporting local sports associations, community and business groups and entrepreneurs and is an active member of various local, regional and national boards, steering committees and working groups.