MD & Senior Agronomist at Carroll Consultancy
Breian is the Managing Director and Senior Agronomist in Carroll Consultancy. He has a Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree from University College Dublin and a Master in Business Practice from UCC and the Irish Management Institute (IMI). He is a DAFM registered farm advisory service and was elected president of the Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA) in July 2007 for a three year period. He currently holds the position of General Secretary of the ACA, appointed in July 2019. He is a recognised agricultural consultant both within and outside the sector and was a member of the final judging panel for the FBD Young Farmer of the Year awards on two occasions and the Agri-Business Awards in 2015 and 2016.
As the Lead Partner, he will act as the Agricultural Consultant for the project, discussing the farm business practicalities, business decisions, farming entities, securing the farm income, transferring the farm payments and all related matters with the selected participants on farm succession. He will also be responsible for the entire operations of the EIP, including monitoring, compliance and financial requirements, linking in with the partners, assisting in the administration such as the required internal and external reports and the final paper at the end of the project, communications manager to the selected farmer participants, EIP partners and externally with the DAFM, media and other communications channels.
He is from a farming background and is a part-time farmer.