Director of Portal, the Trinity College Dublin Innovation Hub
Mark Bennett is Director of Portal, Trinity College Dublin's Innovation Hub planned for Trinity East. He has expertise in smart cities, clean technology and sustainability strategy. He was previously country manager for an international coworking and innovation school scale up, was the founder of an Internet of Things mobility startup, and led sustainability projects for Dublin City Council. He has worked in the private, public and NGO sectors on environmental and business strategy in Ireland, the US, UK and Italy in addition to placements with the US Environmental Protection Agency and the European Commission. Mark is interested in the potential of Artificial Intelligence for sustainability, having recently completed a course in AI from Oxford University. He holds a BA in Environmental Science from Trinity College, an MSc in International Management from King’s College London and a postgrad in Sustainable Energy Finance from Dublin City University.