About Us

About IIBN

IIBN, the Irish International Business Network, is a global community of Irish business professionals dedicated to fostering strong relationships, promoting cultural exchange and facilitating economic development.

Founded in London in 2007, IIBN has since grown to include members in cities all over the world, including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney, and Hong Kong. Our members represent a diverse range of industries, including technology, finance, legal services, and more.

Our mission is to bring together Irish business professionals from around the world to network, collaborate and support each other in their careers. We provide a platform for our members to connect, share ideas and build meaningful relationships that can lead to new business opportunities, mentorship and lifelong friendships.

Through our regular events, including networking events, panel discussions, and speaker events, we provide opportunities for our members to meet and engage with other Irish business leaders and experts in their respective fields. Our events are designed to be informative, inspiring and engaging, and provide valuable insights into the latest industry trends and best practices.

We also offer a range of resources and support services to our members, including mentorship programs, career development workshops and business networking opportunities. Whether you are just starting out in your career or are an experienced business professional, we are here to help you reach your goals and succeed in your chosen field.

IIBN is run by a dedicated team of volunteers who are passionate about promoting Irish business on a global scale. Our Board of Directors is made up of experienced business leaders and experts who bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the organization.

We are proud to be an inclusive and welcoming organization, and believe that our strength lies in our diversity. Whether you are of Irish heritage or simply share our passion for business, we welcome you to join us and become a part of our global community.

In conclusion, IIBN is more than just a networking organization; we are a community of professionals who are dedicated to promoting Irish business on a global scale. With a rich history, a strong sense of community, and a commitment to fostering meaningful relationships, IIBN is the ideal platform for Irish business professionals to connect, collaborate and succeed. Join us today and be a part of our story!


Dublin Advisory Board

Ailbhe Mullen

Executive Director,
Conall O’Móráin

Conall O’Móráin

Sunday Business show

John Beckett

Susan Hayes

Susan Hayes

Managing Director,
Hayes Culleton
Garvan C. Smyth

Garvan C. Smyth

Group Brand Manager,
Press Up Entertainment

Ann O’Dea

CEO & Co Founder,
Silicon Republic
Claire McDermott

Claire McDermott

Senior Associate,
Flynn O'Driscoll
HeadShot (1)

Louise O'Conor

Associate Director,
Beta Digital
London Advisory Board

Ruth Mac Gowan

Business Development Events ruthmacgowan.com

Fiona McCullagh

Tech Connector
IIBN Newfound

Audrey Browne Gallen

IIBN Board
Love Electric

Sandy Donnelly

Sports & Social IIBN WomenWarriors
New York Advisory Board
Jennifer Scanlon

Jennifer Scanlon

Pharma Ventures Northwell Health
Rory Griffith

Rory Griffith

FinTech Manager
Advisory Grant Thornton LLP

Cara Sloan

Head of US Irish Business Group New York
Grant Thornton Ireland

David Evans

Managing Director
Canyon CTS


Purple Mountain Media

Susan O’Brien

Courtney Sunna

Courtney Sunna

VP of Strategic Business Development
Allergy Standards Ltd
IIBN Sponsors



Beauchamps is one of Ireland’s top full service commercial law firms. It is a growing, creative and ambitious firm with 190 people in its Dublin headquarters.
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RBK is the largest independently branded accounting firm in Ireland. We provide audit, accounting, taxation and business advisory services to domestic and overseas individuals and companies. We have offices in Dublin, Athlone and Roscommon and are easily accessible from anywhere in Ireland.
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spark crowdfunding


Spark Crowd Funding

Spark Crowdfunding provides small to medium sized private investors with access to investment opportunities in high-growth potential start-ups. Investors pay no commission and the minimum investment size is just €100.
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Lonsdale Capital

Lonsdale Capital is a hands-on private equity house focussed on all sectors in the lower mid-market. The partners are open to majority and minority investments in companies in the UK and Europe, and look to invest between £10 and £15 million in any one transaction.
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Cpl is a global provider of talent solutions to startup companies, multinationals and SMEs in every sector from Pharmaceuticals to Fund Accounting. Founded in 1989, the Cpl Group now comprises 23 brands spanning more than 41 offices in 11 countries.
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Hannon Travel

Founded in Ireland in 2000, Hannon Travel leverage global partnerships to design bespoke travel plans for B2B and B2C clients. They are the experts in tricky travel and are strongly committed to providing clients with 24/7 care, safety and flexibility on their journey.
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Dorsey is an international law firm that has been in London for over 30 years. Its London office is a stand-alone full-service City practice and the hub of the firm’s European practice.
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Reward Programs

Ovation Incentives

Ovation Incentives is a technology focused performance improvement agency. They help clients improve performance by incentivising, rewarding and motivating their customers, partners and employees.
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Aspire digital


Aspire Digital

Aspire Digital designs and implements highly effective and innovative digital marketing campaigns for small to medium sized companies seeking to acquire new clients. The company has been delivering great digital solutions to Entrepreneurs, SMEs and Government Agencies since 2012.
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