Our Board

Jamie O'Rourke

Chairman

Prior to joining Mainline in 2002, Jamie worked with Pearse Construction and BordGáis, as well as spending almost 4 years with Insitu-Pipelines in South Africa as Operations Manager. In 2011, Jamie was appointed MD of Mainline Group.

Shane Deasy

 CEO

Shane was the founder of an Irish WiFi business called Bitbuzz, which was sold to Virgin Media in 2014.   

 

In his spare time, Shane enjoys supporting both the Munster and Irish Rugby teams, but his real love is mountain biking in the Wicklow mountains.

 

Jill O'Reilly

Financial Director

Jill  is the Finance Director for both Connect2Fi and Mainline Group with overall responsibility for the financial, purchasing and IT operations. Jill joined our team in 2018 and is an experienced and highly qualified Accountant.  She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.  Jill previously held a number of senior Finance Positions in various sectors . 

Vincent Russel

Non Executive Director

Vince has 20 years of experience in leadership roles in the Telecoms and Media sectors. He was previously Managing Director of The Cloud, the UK’s largest public WiFi business. Most recently he was the founder of Sky Mobile a UK consumer mobile service. He is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant.