Damien Clancy is Managing Director of Rusal Aughinish, which is the largest alumina plant in Europe and is located on the Shannon estuary in the West of Ireland.   Rusal Aughinish is a subsidiary of the Russian based company UC RUSAL, the world’s largest producer of aluminium and alumina.

Damien joined the company in 1979 and has held many roles ranging from R & D to manufacturing to HR.  During his career he has spent seven years in Canada, spread over two occasions, both in Province of Quebec.

In his former roles he travelled extensively to areas as diverse as the US, Canada, Australia, India, Jamaica, Africa, Russia, Ukraine and England. He has an engineering degree (B.A.I.) from Trinity College Dublin and is a Chartered Engineer (C. Eng.); MSc in Quality Management from University of Limerick (UL) and is a member of the Institute of Personnel & Development (MIPD). He is on the Board of UL Governing Authority and is a former President of IBEC Mid-West Branch and is a member of IBEC National Executive Committee and on the IBEC Board.