John O’Connor

Chief Executive, Tynagh Energy

John P. O’Connor is Chief Executive of Tynagh Energy, Ireland’s first independent electricity generator. Tynagh owns a 400 MW Combined Cycle Gas Power Plant located in Galway together with a commercial operation based in Dublin. Tynagh has two private investors led by EPUK Investment and is project financed.   John has led the company through financing, construction, commercial operations and two transitions to the All Island Single Electricity Market.

John has gained experience in a number of roles in industrial sectors both large and SME across Ireland and the UK with international organisations including: GEC-Alstom, DCC, Varian International, SDL and SCO. His qualifications include: FCMA, MSc, B Comm, CPIM, as well as C Dir.