Brian Kavanagh is Chief Executive of Horse Racing Ireland
Brian Kavanagh is Chief Executive of Horse Racing Ireland (HRI),
charged with the management of the entire organisation, reporting to the
HRI Board which represents key members of the industry.
Kavanagh has been Chief Executive of Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) since its
establishment in 2001. Horse Racing Ireland is the governing body of
horseracing in Ireland and is responsible for the overall development and
promotion of the thoroughbred industry. As a commercial semi- state body HRI,
through its board, reports to the Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine.
This reporting line reflects the importance of Ireland’s thoroughbred racing
and breeding industry to agricultural development and employment in every
region of the country.
Brian is also
Director of HRI’s subsidiaries and HRI-owned racecourses:
Brian represents Ireland on a number of international racing bodies: