Jim Cullen

Chief Executive – Galway County Council

Company profile

Galway County Council is a local authority that serves a population of 193,000 people and is the 2nd largest county in Ireland.  The local authority performs two roles – the Representational functions are performed by the Elected Members and the Executive functions are performed by the Council Staff.  The Council provides services to the public and is responsible for services in the areas of infrastructure, environment, climate action, housing, planning, economic development, libraries and many more.

Personal/Professional Profile

  • Local Authority Official for 43 years having worked in Wicklow, Cavan, Galway City Council and now Galway County Council.
  • Chief Executive, Galway County Council from May 2021 to date
  • Director of Service, Galway County Council from 2001 to 2021
  • Keen interest in rugby and a founding member of Na Barnaichí RFC, now Galway Bay Rugby Club

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