Rider

The ultimate corporate
bike challenge

Shannon O'Brien

Shannon is a non executive director, CEO & CFO with over 25 years of board and senior management level experience. At board level he is currently a NED for Cycling QLD and The Apollo Property Group and an advisory member of Doctors on Demand (technology start-up). As an executive he worked for over 25 years experience in leadership and financial roles with the multinational household names; Flight Centre, Shell and KPMG.

Shannon understands as well, through past experience, that developing people and relationships are the key to great results. This has led him to establish his own leadership consultancy to fuel his passion for people and business growth. As a result he is currently the Director and Co-Founder of Leadershift 7, which specialises in executive level business consulting and mentoring.

Shannon first start riding about 15 years ago when he joined a Flight Centre corporate challenge to participate in Melbourne's around the bay. Since then he has been hooked and has participated in numerous events, grand fondo’s and community rides in Australia and overseas. Shannon is passionate about health and wellness, Travel and Cycling. Participating in Chain reaction gives him the chance to combine those passions with doing something truly meaningful – raising money and awareness for kids in need and the Chain reaction charity partners. He is looking forward to challenging himself and his peers to further develop their corporate social responsibilities!