Over the years we have built a safety driven, quality oriented and dependable team. All Secto people have the relevant experience for the work situation we put them into.

We support our people with on-going training and tools to ensure they can deliver on their objectives. All our people are trained and certified in quality, H&S and site-specific processes along with their relevant technology expertise.

Connor Flanagan


Connor’s background is in engineering services and aviation maintenance. He trained as an Instrumentation Technician in 1989 and worked for most of his career with Lotusworks in Sligo, where he became MD of the Irish business. He completed an MBA in NUI Galway in 2012.

In 2015, he joined Atlantic Aviation Group at Shannon Airport as CEO and spent 2 years there. He successfully rebuilt the management team, the internal processes and structure and developed a sense of ambition to revive profitability and financial stability. Connor invested in and joined Secto as CEO in August 2017.

Ciaran Martin

Declan Hennessy

COO for Technical Services

Declan has a background in Instrumentation and controls and has vast experience in automation, controls and commissioning. Declan spent over 20 years in Manufacturing industries providing technical services.

He is a highly experienced manager with over 25 years industry experience and has held many senior positions in his career to date. These include Project management, client site management as well as team supervision roles. He has managed and executed numerous complex mobilisation plans for start-up, Infrastructure builds and sustaining contracts. He joined Secto in September 2017.

Shane Scanlan


Shane is a qualified Chartered Accountant.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from University College Cork, as well as the completion of a Strategic Business Evaluation programme with Harvard Business School Executive Education. Shane has over 10 years of experience working in Senior Finance Roles in Retail, Engineering, Manufacturing, Telecoms and IT Industries.

Shane’s previous roles have seen him gain experience in both the United States and Europe. These senior roles have encompassed cross Atlantic acquisitions, divisional scale ups, strategic direction analysis and risk mitigation. Shane has amassed a wealth of experience in analysing underlying drivers of financial performance and subsequently focusing the business on tangible actions to hit its immediate and long-term strategic and financial objectives.

Gary Rainsford

Chief Commercial Officer for Technical Services

Gary started his career in the medical device sector for a global med tech company where he assumed multiple roles across product development, marketing, regulatory and business development. He has amassed 15years commercial experience across multiple industries including health, retail, aviation, agtech and engineering services.

He has a keen interest in strategy formulation and organisation structure and has been involved in multiple acquisition and divestment transactions. Gary is a health science graduate from the University of Limerick and Kings College London and holds an executive master’s in business administration from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Maureen Horgan

Head of Finance

Maureen is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and her qualifications include a BComm. She has 12 years of experience working in Senior Finance Roles in the Telecoms and IT Industries.

Prior to that, she worked for 8 years in the property sector and private practice. Maureen has a wealth of knowledge and multi-industry experience in reporting and analyzing results to focus the business on its immediate and long-term priorities and goals.

Ciaran Flaherty

Head of Fixed Line Services

Ciaran has 20 years of experience in the telecoms industry in both domestic and international markets, including HFC and FTTB rollouts in the Caribbean in 2014.

Extensive field and management experience of In-home installations, network survey, design & build and maintenance programs gives him a full understanding of fixed line telecoms delivery at all stages. In his current role, Ciaran is responsible for delivery of all fixed line activity within Secto telecoms.

Yilmaz Cayir

Head of Wireless

Yilmaz has been involved within the Telecom industry over 23 years. He has been serving in the industry since 1998, initially started as service provider by manufacturing structural steel works to telecom operators and subcontractors, including design.  

Yilmaz has studied, Civil Engineering and Project management and he has many years of experience in Construction and Project management in both telecoms and construction industry. He also served a major telecoms company for 8 years as Senior Construction Engineer and also played key role on many projects working with various service providers, involved in some complex and challenging projects over the years in Ireland and abroad. 

Thomas Jenkinson

Head of Mobile Planned and Reactive

Thomas is an experienced Operations Director with a successful track record of delivering complex accounts, projects and contracts on behalf of internationally recognised brands.

Thomas brings strong leadership, communication, financial acumen and people development skills with an ability to build good rapport with employees and clients. Thomas has an MBA and a degree in Marketing. Thomas has also studied Psychology and was trained as a Mental Health first aid trainer.

Kevin Downes

SHEQ Manager

Kevin has a background in the construction, modular building and events industry and has spent over 14 years working in Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental Services.

He is an experienced manager and has worked in the UK Rail & Aviation sectors for a number of years. He has invaluable experience in the best industry standards with regard to Health & Safety.

He has managed numerous large complex projects across Ireland and the UK while ensuring that client requirements are maintained to the highest standards. He joined Secto in April 2018.

In Memoriam of our Colleague and Friend

James Dowling
Head of Fixed Line Services JV

On behalf of everyone at Secto Services ltd, we would like to express our deepest condolences to the family of our colleague and friend, James Dowling. Sincere sympathy and sadness from all of us.