Dublin is the native place of Brian Forbes. He discusses his early education, leading to an NCEA Certificate in Mechanical Engineering and a certificate in Building Services Engineering at DIT Bolton Street. He later was awarded a Diploma in Mechanical (Process Plant) Engineering and a Dip Eng and BSc (Eng) from Bolton Street. In 2003 he was elected Fellow of Engineers Ireland and in 2006 was awarded an MBA from DIT Graduate Business School. In this recording he discusses his employment by RTÉ as Manager of Property and Infrastructure and Building Services Manager. He describes the workplace at RTÉ, and its challenges. He also discusses his decision to take up employment with DIT in 2005, and his positive views on the move to Grangegorman.