The Olympic Council of Ireland has appointed Kevin Kilty as Chef de Mission of the Irish Olympic team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

From Dublin, Kevin worked at the Beijing and London Olympics as team manager and coach for Irish Shooting.
An Irish international, he became High Performance Director of the Irish Clay Pigeon Shooting Association on his retirement from competitive sport. 

He was chairman of the International Shooting Sports Federations training academy and is currently chairman of the Federation’s coaches committee. Kevin is a founding director of the Irish financial services firm, Merrion Capital.