Board

BRIAN HARRIGAN

Board Advisor

Brian is a Transformation & Change Consultant.  Following a successful career with the Metropolitan Police staff where, among other things, he designed and created a shared services structure providing support for operational policing in Finance, HR, Procurement and Planning,  Brian joined the Starboard team in 2015. This followed a spell working in the charity sector, delivering organisational change projects. A Chartered Manager with qualifications in Leadership, Management, Finance and HR, Brian assists with organisational development projects including recently the introduction of an enterprise management platform across the business.  He also helps with HR documentation and acting as client for some of our outsourced services.

ROBERT CROOK

Board Advisor

Robert is a 34 year Industry professional, spending the early part of his career working in hotel operations and franchising with IHG. For the last 17 years Robert has specialised in leading independent hotel management company growth with Chardon Management Ltd and Interstate Hotels and Resorts. Developing and opening numerous hotels, recruiting and developing teams of great professionals, introducing systems and technology to support the growth of Interstate Hotels and Resorts to 65 hotels across Europe. Robert has formed many excellent lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of industry specific contacts in banking, investment companies, hotel owners, hotel brands, industry specialists and professional bodies.

JOHN KILTY

Board Advisor

John has a long term background in the UK corporate banking market and a wealth of experience at director and senior executive levels in diverse roles at Allied Irish Banks. Following his banking career John has provided consultancy services to sizeable, successful owner managed businesses, with particular focus on hospitality and real estate sectors. In Starboard, John’s input is mainly in supporting the senior team in the areas of strategy, governance, risk management and financing.