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Meet our Speaker: Eugene McKenna
Eugene McKenna currently serves on the Board of the European Campus Card Association and is Director of their Research & Innovation Division.
Eugene was one of the co-founders of the Campus Services structure at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Ireland. This unique and innovative operation combined both the academic and student services requirements of an Educational Institution into a cost-effective business employing over 200 staff. As CEO of Campus Services, until 2014, Eugene was highly acknowledged for his vision, direction and innovative methods that resulted in a multi-million euro development and operation that included, student accommodation villages, clubs and societies, catering and retail outlets, sporting facilities, health services, card services, scholarship and athletic performance programmes. Prior to this he held the position of Senior Lecturer in Engineering Technology at WIT and was also actively involved in research and development. His success in the delivery of student services, research and innovation, together with his excellent leadership, coaching and motivation qualities have been recognised through numerous awards both at national and international level. He has been a keynote speaker at numerous card technology and student services conferences in the US, Canada, South Africa and Europe.