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Claire obtained an honours Bachelor of Civil Law from the National University of Ireland, Galway and a Masters’ Degree in Medical Ethics and Law from Kings College, London.

Having worked in The Coca-Cola Company’s legal department as a legal assistan

Yvonne Dolan is the Founder and CEO of Blendi, the healthy smoothie and snack business based in Dublin. A serial entrepreneur, Yvonne is on a mission to provide healthy food to the younger generation as an alternative to the high carb, high sugar and

Stephen Dillon is the founder of an entrepreneurial driven resource for anyone looking to start a business in Ireland - Founded in 2005 is now Ireland's leading independent entrepreneurial platform. In 2011 Stephen launched th

Louise O'Conor is an Associate Director of Beta Digital. She has over 16 years’ international experience digitally transforming and scaling businesses across global markets. Multi-lingual, Louise has lived in over 10 countries and is passionate about

Courtney is the VP of Strategic Business Development at Allergy Standards Ltd., an international scientific standards and certification body for asthma and allergy products, where she develops and implements growth opportunities with key executives f

Matthew Dunn is a partner with the Wall Street law firm of Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP. He represents clients in complex business litigation matters, including commercial tort and contract litigation, securities and financial industry disputes, empl

Susan is the founder and CEO of Smigin, a language learning company with a unique focus on conversation skills. NYC based Smigin offers users a suite of products available in multiple languages and has users in over 175 countries.

With 15 years of S

Maura is an Emmy award-winning producer and experienced media and marketing executive. Her career spans leadership positions in broadcast television at PBS/ WNET where she built successful media franchises and helped raise over $15 million for progra

David is based in the New York office of Canyon CTS and is focused primarily on assisting US companies in connection with the implementation of their international expansion plans.  He has assisted various US private equity groups, VC firms, technolo

Cara joined Grant Thornton Ireland in 2009 and progressed to Associate Director in the Financial Services Advisory department. She has eight years’ experience in advising corporate clients and financial institutions, regarding complex restructuring a

Amy is a Senior Relationship Manager on the Metro New York team in the Global Commercial Bank. She advises Middle Market enterprises ($50MM - $2Bn in revenues) and provides the bank’s full range of solutions including credit, treasury, risk managemen

Currently ten years in New York, Rory is a senior manager at Grant Thornton FinTech Advisory. His role includes the building and execution of the firms FinTech strategy as well as co-developing with technology providers, prototyping and delivering so

As Director of Northwell Health’s Pharma Ventures, Jennifer Scanlon is responsible for managing and developing collaborative and strategic relationships with the pharmaceutical industry. She is focused on establishing Northwell Health as the premier

The co-founder of the New York-based law firm Lyons McGovern, LLP, Desmond manages the legal needs of domestic and international high growth companies, finance professionals, government entities and high net worth individuals. Desmond acts as outside

Tom, along with his business partner (and brother) Brian, started, grew and sold their first business, an offline educational tuition school called The Dublin Academy of Education, formerly known as The Dublin School of Grinds.

Since the sale, Tom an

Ruth is a design professional with over 15 years of international experience in design, sales & marketing across a range of fashion and interiors. She grew up in Dublin after which she spent 4 years gaining a BA Fashion Marketing degree in Newcastle

Paul joined Metro Bank in 2018 with a mandate to grow the Banks commercial customer base. Previously Paul has held Commercial banking positions with AIB, Barclays and HSBC.

Originally from Cork, Paul has lived in London for 10 years and is very acti

Having come through the Future Leaders Programme, Fiona joined IIBN in 2016.  

Originally from Limerick, Fiona has business in her blood, with both her maternal and paternal families having a long-standing involvement in the retail and service indus

Jamie is a Global Macro Strategist in Citigroup, London. In his role, Jamie interprets and develops broad global macroeconomic themes based on geopolitics, fiscal policy and monetary policy. Jamie conducts cross-asset class analysis, covering interes

Doireann Gillan runs an international consultancy that specialises in content and marketing engagement strategy for events and experiences. Doireann previously worked at Google for 11 years. There she headed up the brand team for their award-winning