Shane O’Mara is Professor of Experimental Brain Research at Trinity College Dublin and a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator. His research explores the brain systems supporting learning, memory, and cognition, and the brain systems affected by stress and depression. He also explores applying brain science in business and organisations. He has published >120 papers, has edited 3 books, and has written a book examines brain function under stress and duress. His new book is called ‘A Brain for Business – A Brain for Life’, and will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in their ‘Neuroscience for Leaders’ series in 2017. He has done many specialist workshops and seminars in this area. He is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway and of Oxford University.