Conor Leen - President
Conor is a final year BESS student, specialising in Business and Economics. He served as Treasurer on the 2015/16 committee and is looking forward to fostering entrepreneurship and innovation in Trinity College. He wants to build on the foundations set last year, while at the same time introduce new programmes to help the society grow. He has work experience with AIB, and interned in Accenture's Centre for Innovation last summer on the strategy team. He feels these roles will help him lead TES this year. His favorite entrepreneur is Lord Sugar.
Mark Reihill - Vice-President and Secretary
Mark is a final year BESS student specialising in Business and will be the TES Vice-President/Secretary for the 2016/17 academic year. Mark has always had an avid interest in entrepreneurship and is very much looking forward to continuing the work TES does in order to showcase the huge entrepreneurial spirit among Trinity’s students. Mark hopes to build on the immense success of last year's events such as the Startup Fair, the workshops and the Dragon's Den and is focused on further growing the TES brand among the student body over the next year. One entrepreneur that Mark admires is Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and an early Facebook investor, who he had the pleasure of meeting at the 2014 Web Summit.
Malvina Grondzewska - Treasurer
Malvina is a third year BESS student, studying Business & Economics. Our Treasurer for next year served as a TES Ambassador this year. Malwina is interested in accounting and budgeting, and hopes to become an Auditor in the future. She is going to work closely with existing and new sponsors in order to ensure the best TES experience for our members next year. Her main interests include travel, cultural anthropology and human rights.
Her favorite entrepreneur is Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS shoes.
Paul Allan - Incubator Manager
Paul is the Incubator Manager for the TES Committee 2016/17. He is a second year Computer Science and Business student who enjoys working in and around start-ups. He has been involved in, founded and lead multiple multinational startups over the last 6 years. His favorite entrepreneur is Brian Chesky who is one of the founders of AirBnb. He is really looking forward to having a great year with TES.
Sophie Kerrigan - Social Media Manager
Sophie is a third year Law and Business. She got involved in TES last year as Freshers and Social Manager and absolutely loved it. Sophie met lots of new people and thought it it was great to be organising so many interesting events last year. She feels that it's amazing to be getting real life experience whilst still in college. This year her position is Social Media Marketer so you’ll be hearing from her a lot on Facebook and Twitter. Two entrepreneurs that she admires are the founders of Stripe, Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison for building such a successful company that has taken Silicon Valley by storm.
Mark Hughes - Public Relations Officer
Mark Hughes is a final year BESS student, specialising in Business. He is particularly interested in digital marketing and sales and as PRO he will be the guy sending you our weekly emails this year. He has always shown an interest in TES, attending all the major events over the last few years. With one start-up under his belt, clothes brand “Mark’s Experiment”, he aims to become a serial entrepreneur. The entrepreneur he idols most is Richard Branson.
Conor Hughes - Event Manager
Conor is a final year BESS student, studying straight business. He was impressed with the quality of events organised by the society this year and is looking forward to working closely with his team to keep the society delivering on this front. His main interests include travel, sports and social innovation. His favorite entrepreneur is Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors.
Jennifer Dawson - Event Manager
Jennifer is an event manager on the TES committee 2016/2017. She is a third year BESS student, with a keen interest in entrepreneurship. She has been running her own small cake business for 3 years. Her favorite entrepreneur is Howard Shultz, CEO of Starbucks. She is really looking forward to being a part of the committee this year.
Patrick Moreau - Event Manager
Patrick is one of four event specialists this year in TES. He is a third year TSM student studying maths and economics. Heavily involved with sport in Trinity, Patrick is an oarsman for Dublin University Boat Club. He hopes to maintain and develop the great events that TES hold throughout the year, and is particularly looking forward to working within a great event specialist team. His favorite entrepreneur is Larry Page.
Cian Mulcahy - Event Manager
Cian is a thirdyear BESS student who feels TES has been a society linked closely to his course, allowing him to apply a lot of what he has learned in a practical environment. As part of the events team,he aims to improve on the great presentations and speakers from previous years whilst also hoping to accommodate a broad range of student interests. His favorite entrepreneur is John D. Rockefeller, a son of a travelling salesman who went on to become to build an oil empire that is one of the greatest businesses of all time
Hugh Allen - Graphic Designer
Hugh is in third year studying computer science and business. Coming from a computer science background, he developed an interest in graphic design and this will be his second year designing for TES. Hugh’s favorite entrepreneur is Melanie Burk, she is a graphic designer and entrepreneur, and founded her Company, Fifth & Hazel, in 2009.