Peter Byrne is the CEO of the South Dublin Chamber of Commerce and the principal of Byrne Insight. Peter has extensive experience of private, voluntary and public organisations and is a leading authority on their development and structure. Through his worldwide seminars Peter has worked with Chambers, Voluntary organisations and Governments throughout the World and has addressed over 700 CEOs, Presidents and Board Directors. Formerly Peter was the Director of the National Youth Council of Ireland where he represented the voluntary sector in Social Partnership talks and was a member of the Good Friday negotiation team for the sector. In his time in the Youth Council Peter lead Youth Start the EU wide youth employment initiative, Peter has also addressed European and UN bodies on participative democracy.
Prior to the National Youth Council Peter was the CEO of ECO-Unesco Clubs Irelands largest youth environmental organisation, Peter founded this organisation in 1985.
As Principal of Byrne Insight Peter provides seminars throughout the world on organisational behaviour and leadership. Byrne Insights clients are largely business organisations but also include major multinationals and international voluntary based agencies in 27 countries
Education: Primary Degree in Environmental Science, Masters Degrees in Business Management and Organisational Behaviour. Diplomas in Finance, HR and Communications.
Boards: Peter sits on a number of Boards from Hospitals to 3dr Level Institutions, he is company secretary for several organisations including the British Irish Chamber of Commerce which he helped found in 2010.
Peter’s voluntary work includes managing a youth rugby team and assisting several charities with organisational issues.