Vice President Research & Dev & External Affairs, IT Tralee
Brid McElligott is the Vice President for Research and Development at the Institute of Technology Tralee. Since joining IT Tralee in 1996 Brid has assumed a number of roles in the areas of lecturing and management. Her current portfolio includes national and international student recruitment; research; lifelong learning and external engagement.
She is currently a member of the senior management team with responsibility of realising the Institute’s key strategic goal of Technological University status along with its partner, Cork Institute of Technology. She has also been instrumental in raising €16.5m to construct the Institute’s state of the art Sports Academy, due for completion in 2018 and is a founding member of the IT Tralee foundation.
Prior to joining IT Tralee Brid had extensive experience in the private sector and has a strong track record of community activisim in the areas of sport and various NGO’s.