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Assistant Commissioner Eastern Region


Title: Assistant Commissioner Eastern Region

Name: Fintan Fanning

Native Of: Co. Wexford

Appointed: 2008

Joined: 1980

Career Highlights:

1989: Promoted to Sergeant

1992: Promoted to Inspector

1997: Promoted to Superintendent
2005: Promoted to Chief Superintendent

2008: Promoted to Assistant Commissioner

He is the chair of the SHRAC - the Commissioner's Strategic Human Rights Advisory Committee and also responsible for the Irish Policy and Scieim.



Management Course at French Police College at L’Ecole Nationale Superieure de la Police de Saint- Cyr, Au Mont D’OR. 

Strategic Command Course at Bramshill in 2005. 

Cambridge University UK “SCC Cambridge Policing in Contemporary Societies” course at the Institute of Criminology in Cambridge. 

MA History – The Irish Revolution 1912 – 1923 – UCC  2017

Professional Diploma in Corporate Governance – UCD  2018

May 2018, The Director as Strategic Leader – Certificate – Cranfield School of Management

March 2019  Currently undergoing Certificate in Event Controlling  IT Carlow.

TOPspoc Course in Police Leadership in the EU 

LLM – Masters Degree in Law - 2013 

MSc -  Masters Degree in Police Leadership - 2010 

MBA - Masters Degree in Business Administration, University College Dublin - 1996 

LLB - Bachelor of Laws Hons University of London - 1994 

Post Graduate Diploma in Employment Law in UCD - 2010 

Post Graduate Garda Executive Leadership Diploma at Garda College in conjunction with UCD - 2006 

Post Graduate Diploma in International Arbitration, University College Dublin - 2002 

Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Management, University College Dublin - 1995 

Post Graduate Diploma in Conflict & Dispute Resolution Studies in Trinity College Dublin - 2011 

Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management, Trinity College Dublin - 2001 

Post Graduate Diploma in Management Information Systems, Irish Management Institute - 2000 

Certificate in Supervisory Management, Irish Management Institute - 1988