Dan Rea brings almost four decades of experience from high tech manufacturing within the private sector. He has worked with various organizations across Europe, The USA and Asia, and has gained large and varied experience in Management roles incorporating production, product research and development, resource optimization and systems. He retired from his role as Manufacturing Operation Manager in 2014, to pursue personal business interests. He has served as a council member and officer for a number of years on An Comairle na Mumhan, which is the Munster council affiliated to An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha.In recent years Dan has been involved in patient advocacy, particularly with those on journeys through Cancer and Mental Health. His other interests include biodiversity, climate change and environmental conservation.