Seamus HOYNE

Secretary General,
Dean of Flexible and Work Place Learning at Technological University of the Shannon (IE)

Seamus is a Mechanical Engineer with Masters in Renewable Energy and Energy Management from the University of Limerick and University of Ulster. He has been involved in R&D in the energy sector since 1993.

From 1998 to 2012 he was the Managing Director of the Tipperary Energy Agency (TEA) and grew the organisation from initial concept to where it is one of the leading Energy Agencies in Ireland and Europe. He has been involved in over 25 EU funded R&D Projects including acting as coordinator EU CONCERTO Project SERVE (2007 to 2012) which oversaw an investment of €10.4m in sustainable energy in North Tipperary and also as coordinator of the ManagEnergy Service for the EU Commission providing support to Energy Agencies across the EU on stimulating sustainable energy investments.

He is the Secretary General of FEDARENE and helped to establish the FEDARENE Island College in 2019. He Coordinates the EU ManagEnergy Service on behalf of the EU Commission

In the news

FEDARENE Reaffirms Leadership: Seamus Hoyne Re-Elected as Secretary General

Seamus Hoyne has been re-elected as FEDARENE Secretary General, with Patrick Biard continuing as Deputy Secretary General, marking a new chapter in Europe's leading energy network.

Conference of Mayors: Translating the EU Green Deal into local actions

The high level event, titled Conference of Mayors: Translating the EU Green Deal into local actions, was organised by the Flemish Government within the framework of the Belgian Presidency of the EU Council. The event took place in Brussels on the 15th of March 2024, split between morning sessions hosted by the European Parliament, and 3 afternoon parallel sessions hosted by the Committee of the Regions.