EQUALITY DIVERSITY & INCLUSION FACILITATOR & SPEAKER
As Irelands first openly Gay TV presenter Brendan’s professional journey has been paved with EDI obstacles and insights, he is an internationally sought after EDI speaker and Corporate EDI day facilitator, to cement his knowledge in the area, Brendan has just this year been awarded a first class honours in Europe’s first MBA (Masters of Business Degree) in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion...READ MORE
TV PRESENTER / BROADCASTER / PRODUCER
Brendan Courtney has hosted and created countless TV Shows, formats and documentaries, for over 20 years. Beginning his television career as a TV Researcher in 1998, he fronted his first TV format “Wanderlust” (1999-2003) which he then sold to 19 countries. This kick started his award winning career which has taken him from the BBC in London to Bravo in LA. Now the host of RTE1’s coveted Sunday night 8:30pm slot with his hit original format “Keys to your Life”, Brendan has become known as a trusted, entertaining and empathetic host...READ MORE
LIVE MC/SPEAKER, AWARDS HOST
Brendan has hosted countless Events and Awards Ceremonies, everything from the BBC Arts Awards to the Health Care Workers Awards to the VIP Style Awards, He is a popular entertaining and engaging host....READ MORE
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / DESIGNER
Brendan is co-founder and designer at his fashion brand “Lennon Courtney”. Along with his business partner and podcast co-host Sonya Lennon on ‘The Lennon Courtney Podcast’ Brendan and Sonya started their business in 2013, their entrepreneurial story of high level pivots and adaptations for survival is inspiring. READ MORE
Brendan is currently writing his third book, ‘Mammy Issues’, a revealing social history of women’s reproductive rights, told through the eyes of his mother. He has co-writen two No 1 best selling books on confidence and aesthetic with his business partner and co founder Sonya Lennon, “Love your Look” in 2011 and “Your Best You” in 2013.
WHO HAS BRENDAN WORKED WITH
"We are proud to have Brendan as a Volvo ambassador, he hosts the Volvo Regatta each year where he brings an air of confidence and trust that is 100% in line with our brand , the audience love his wit, charm and honesty."
Emma O’Carrol, Director of Marketing
"Brendan was a fantastic MC at our Diversity & Inclusion event, effortlessly connecting speakers, themes and topics from start to finish. He had the right balance of empathy & humour to engage the audience and ensure they were included in the whole experience while also speaking openly about his own journey. Brendan spent a lot of time getting to know our values and our company and this all added to the great success of the event on the day."
VM Wear Technologies