2017/2018 President of the Academy. B.E, C.Eng, MSc, FIAE, FIEI. Brendan Tuohy is Chairman of the Governance Committee of Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland (MAREI) , The Irish Longitudinal Study of Ageing (TILDA) , National Maritime College of Ireland Advisory Board and the Global eSchools and Communities Initiative. He is a non-executive director of a number of companies and non-commercial boards. He previously served as Secretary General in the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources and as Assistant Secretary in the Department of Public Enterprise. He also served as Fire Adviser in the Department of Environment and Local Government and he commenced his career as Fire Prevention Officer in Cork City Council.