Shane’s career travelled through advertising, magazine publishing and broadcast TV before he started citizen engagement and e-democracy experts Gallomanor Communications in 2001.
Gallomanor creates community conversations through providing creative audience-led events to local government and other organisations. Past campaigns include JurorOnline, Your Say Your Way Voter Education campaigns in 2002 and 2003, CampaignCreator, I’m a Councillor, Get me out of here! and LifeSwap.
In 2008 he led the development of I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here, which now circles the globe with events having run in 8 countries to date. The format has expanded to include I’m an Engineer, I’m an Astronaut and I’m a Medic, Get me out of here. The format has reached over 1,000 schools and now engages non-school audiences such as food campaigners and teachers.