Declan is a seasoned entrepreneur and investor in the technology and impact investment sectors, having founded companies, both public and private, that operate and are recognised globally.
Declan is currently focused on the Global Sustainable Initiative (GSI), a program designed to promote sustainable impact at scale, bringing impact technologies, talent and capital together to address issues like resource depletion and migration caused by climate change.
The GSI operates globally at Innovation Campuses / Impact Hubs with HQ out of Ireland and originates projects such as renewable energy, vertical farming , smart cities and digital currencies that provide combined economic, social and environmental returns at scale in both advanced and emerging economies.
Prior to establishing the GSI, Declan founded, funded, scaled and exited Openet Telecom, a world's leading billing and charging company, that pioneered the content charging, monitoring and billing systems used today that enable billions of customers use smart phones and devices.
Specialties: Building startup companies and social enterprises, adding skills teams and supporting early stage companies financially and in practical terms.