Andrew Conlan-Trant is the Executive Dean at DBS. He has significant experience in public, private and not-for-profit organisations, having worked in Ireland and overseas. His early career was spent in the telecommunications sector, specifically with Telecom Eireann (now Eir) and British Telecom's Irish operations, Ocean Communications and Esat. Subsequently his career developed into the area of social care and disadvantage where he worked with organisations to provide services to people who are homeless, substance misusers and others who were disadvantaged. He has held many board memberships, in Ireland and UK, and is currently on the Board of DBS. Andrew holds qualifications in Business, Management and Education from NUIG and QUB.