Sustainability Program Manager
“Leadership requires first and foremost that you ‘turn up’ and be present. To push for change and inspire others you have to go out and do things, spread the message and collaborate.”
THE OCEAN RACE EXPERIENCE:
- I’ve competed in 10 round-the-world races. This will be Damian’s seventh campaign in The Ocean Race.
- 2002-03 Team Tyco
- 2006-07 Ericsson Racing Team
- 2009-10 Green Dragon Racing Team
- 2011-12 Groupama
- 2014-15 Dongfeng Race Team
- 2017-18 Vestas 11th Hour Racing
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO CONNECT WITH THE OCEAN?
Getting on and in the water with my children.
IF YOU WERE A MARINE ANIMAL WHAT WOULD YOU BE?
Albatross – they are effortless and graceful.
SHARE A FUN FACT ABOUT YOU AND SAILING:
I learned to sail when I was young, growing up on a farm in Ireland that went down to the sea.