Transdev Global has announced the appointment of Brian Brennan as Chief Executive of Transdev Australia – New Zealand.
In a statement, Transdev said Mr Brennan (pictured) will lead teams in both countries towards sustained growth in public transportation, responding in particular to the energy transition across modes.
He has spent most of his career in the transportation industry where he has gathered experience over 23 years in the UK, Ireland and Australia, the company said.
Mr Brennan also has a wealth of light rail experience, including leading the team that delivered Dublin’s, then Sydney’s light rail network and overseeing the building of the new Parramatta light rail line which is currently under construction.
In 2000, he started his career in transportation at Connex Transport in London before joining Veolia Transport Ireland in 2003, where he was General Manager.
Subsequently, in 2008, he held during seven years the position of Managing Director of Transdev Dublin, leading the successful launch and deployment of Dublin’s Luas light-rail operations.
In 2015, he was appointed Managing Director of Transdev Sydney Light Rail operations. Since January 2023, he has been Deputy CEO of Transdev Australia – New Zealand.