In a career that spans four decades, Dick, a graduate of Shannon College of Hotel Management, has been associated with some
of Ireland’s leading hotels including the Shelbourne Hotel, the Great
Southern Hotels in Galway and Parknasilla, Jury’s Hotel Cork and Jury’s
Hotel Ballsbridge, which he managed from 1995 until 2007. A Council member and former President of the Irish Hotels
Federation, Dick is a former board member of the National Tourist Development
Authority-Failte Ireland. He is a past Chairman of the Irish Tourist Industry
Confederation and a Lifetime Fellow of the Irish Hospitality Institute.