Shane Whelan is the Head of Digital for the British & Irish Lions and has been in the position since 2012. In 2013, he managed all digital affairs for the successful tour of Australia and more recently was at the digital helm for the 2017 tour of New Zealand. In addition to his role at the Lions, Shane is the digital manager for the prestigious annual Six Nations and has already worked on 5 Championships. He has also managed the digital offering for the Guinness PRO12, now known as GUINNES PRO14 for seasons 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15 & 2015/16. Outside of rugby, Shane has previous experience in the world of basketball and soccer.