Tony Hearne

Tony Hearne, Future Networks Manager, ESB Networks

Future Networks Manager

ESB Networks

Biography

Tony Hearne began working with ESB in 1978 as an apprentice electrician. He worked a variety of disciplines, in the field.  In 1996 having acquired an internal scholarship, he received a degree in Electrical Engineering from University College Dublin. He worked in the areas of Network Operations and Protection.  In 2006 he was appointed Manager, Renewable Planning, where he managed the issue of connection offers for some 3000MW of generation connection, most of which were wind. More recently, he has taken up a more strategic role within ESB Networks and has been made responsible for the development of an Integrated Vision for an Active ESB Distribution Network.

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