Business 100 – 2019

Adrian O’Connell/Golf Links Malahide

Adrian O’Connell founded the Irish-based development company Brown Bear Corp in 2017. The company is now involved in a number of substantial home construction projects in Dublin. He currently chairs the board of property management company Golf Links Malahide Ltd., also serving on the board of Nemuca Business Consultants Ltd. Having retired in 2016 from serving 30 years with the highly successful City Air Express group of companies involved in the air freight, air charter, and logistics industry based through-out Europe and in North America, Adrian continues to maintain his close links with his friends and colleagues in all things logistics and aviation. His two sons Alex and Donal continue to “fly the flag” with the same passion, both working in senior pilot roles in Europe. Adrian served as captain to St. Margaret’s Golf & Country Club in 2003-04. As a keen golfer, he holds a membership in the renowned Irish golf links the Island Golf Club, and is also a member of Forrest Little Golf Club.