Mr Burke is an experienced, respected and accomplished executive with a background in finance and accounting, international financing, particularly aviation and corporate governance in start-up, growth and established organisations. He is currently Managing Director and owner of Hippocrene Limited, a consultancy company. In 2020, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of SDH Wings International Limited, an aircraft operating lease company based in Dublin.
Mr Burke was Global Head, Structured Finance of Standard Chartered Bank until his retirement in 2019. He was Chairman of the Board of Gúna Nua Theatre Company from 2003-2013.