Public Sector Women in Leadership Conference (1)
14th November
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin

Alan Phelan

Chief Operations Officer, Teagasc

Alan Phelan was appointed as Chief Operations Officer in Teagasc at the beginning of 2021.  He has responsibility to lead the corporate services, procurement, finance, human resources, ICT functions, as well as Secretary to the Teagasc Authority (ie Board).

Alan had previously been Head of Human Resources in Teagasc for over fourteen years.  He has led Teagasc through a number of organisational change programmes and headed up the delivery of three HR strategies.  The People Leadership and Change Strategy and the Teagasc People Strategy have delivered a number of flag ship leadership and staff development programmes.  Previously, Alan Phelan had been HR Operations and Employee Relations Manager and had been central to the development of the HR function in a long career with the organisation. 

He graduated from DCU with a Bachelor of Business Studies specialising in HR and has an MSc in Executive Leadership, an MSc in Organisational Behaviour and is a qualified coach graduating from the Smurfit Business School, UCD.

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