Danny McSorley is a Chartered Civil Engineer. He worked for ten years in Roads Service before transferring to the Department of Agriculture and being appointed Chief Executive of Rivers Agency in 1996.
He has spent the last sixteen years working in Local Government until his retirement earlier this year. He served as Chief Executive of Strabane District Council for two years before his appointment as Chief Executive of Omagh District Council in 2001. He was Chief Executive of both Councils from 2011 to 2015.
Mr McSorley has been heavily involved in developing and taking forward an extensive programme of regeneration in Omagh, Strabane and the wider North-West region. More recently he has played a leading role in supporting Local Government Reform and developing a Local Government led approach to securing improvement and efficiency through collaborative working.
He was awarded the OBE in the 2015 New Years Honours for services to Local Government.
He is Chair of the Safety Technical Group for the DCAL Stadia Project. He has no public appointments.