Mr. Seamus Hoyne is stepping down as Managing Director of TEA on June 1stafter 14 years in charge of the Agency. Seamus has recently been appointed as Head of Department in Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) Tipperary and will now focus on this role as well as the development of R&D with LIT Tipperary. Seamus will continue to have links to the TEA as he will now join the Board of Directors of the TEA. Mr. Paul Kenny, currently Senior Consultant, has now assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer from the 1st of June 2012. The TEA continues to develop and expand its work in the sustainable energy sector. The management change over is combined with a re-focusing of the activities of the Agency and recruitment of new staff. The staff and directors of TEA wish Seamus and Paul success in their new roles.