October Business Breakfast Live featuring Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland
Join Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland, our inward investment promotion agency responsible for the attraction and development of Foreign Direct Investment into Ireland for our Business Breakfast Live!
Martin will provide his thoughts and insights on the current and future direction of Foreign Direct Investment globally and in the Cork Region. Global FDI patterns, corporate strategic planning, international trade and relations are all in a state of uncharted flux. With an FDI client base that underpins the economic strength and resilience of the region, the work of the IDA and the perspectives of CEO Martin Shanahan will continue to be defining for Cork.
Prior to joining IDA Ireland, Martin was Chief Executive of Forfás - the Government’s policy advisory agency for enterprise, trade, science, technology and innovation - and held management responsibility in Fáilte Ireland for the professional development of the tourism sector.
Born in Co. Kerry, Martin holds an M.Res (Educational Research) from Lancaster University, a M.Sc. and H.Dip from Dublin Institute of Technology and a B.Sc (Mgmt) from the University of Dublin Trinity College. He has undertaken executive education at the Stanford Graduate Business School, at Oxford University and at the Kennedy School of Government in Harvard.
Have your Weetabix, brew your strongest coffee and join us for this most significant and timely of discussions.
We are delighted to have this Business Breakfast Live in association with Ronan Daly Jermyn (RDJ)
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