Seamus Byrne has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer Designate at Gibraltar Cultural Services. Mr Byrne is expected to take over the post of Chief Executive Officer when the current CEO Yvette Zarb Bensusan eventually retires.
Mr Byrne commenced his employment as a civil servant in 1999 at the Department of Social Services. He was subsequently transferred to the Ministry of Culture, where he worked up the ranks for over 12 years. During this time Mr Byrne has been responsible for the organisation of many major cultural and social events in Gibraltar and abroad, both as Events Director of GCS and during his years as PA to the Mayor.
Mr Byrne graduated from the Open University with a Degree in Humanities in June 2015. His promotion will come into effect on the 1st May 2016.