Dr Breda Kenny


Breda is head of the Hincks Centre, Ireland’s first Centre of Entrepreneurship Excellence at Cork Institute of Technology.  Breda has over 17 years lecturing and research experience in the areas of entrepreneurship, international business and management and has been published in journals such as The Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development; The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management and The Irish Journal of Management. Breda is a Director of Interesource Group (Ireland) Limited and serves as international business consultant.

Breda obtained both her Masters in Business Studies and PhD from the University of Limerick. The area of her doctoral work focused on networking capability and the international performance of High Tech SMEs. At a European level, Breda is the current Ireland Vice president of the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Nationally, Breda is a member of the Accelerating Campus Entrepreneurship (ACE) Initiative, which, in collaboration with other Higher Education Institutions, aims to create entrepreneurial graduates. Breda has extensive industry experience and is also co-founder and director of Surecom NS Ltd.