Irish born, educated at Blackrock College and University College Dublin, Rowan is the MD of Fortify Services, a boutique consulting firm with clients all over the English-speaking world. He is also the author of the best-selling careers book 'Where’s My Oasis,' 'The Ultimate CV' (Feb 2010) and of the leading blog Fortify Your Oasis. Rowan is also a Curator for TEDx events in Dublin.
Manahan worked extensively in the multinational environment and has amassed over 15 years’ experience consulting with and training executives across the spectrum of industry types. He makes his living providing straightforward, practicable solutions to work-related problems and the techniques he advocates have proven successful for clients operating at all levels of the organisation chart.
Rowan has written for the Irish Times, the Irish and Sunday Independent, Sunday Times, Sunday Business Post, Business Plus, Marketing and Cosmopolitan. He has worked extensively on RTE television and radio and serves as the Career Doctor on the Ryan Tubridy radio show. He also provides a weekly ‘column’ on Q102 and is a work issues expert for many local radio stations and online recruitment sites.