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Michael Keaveney
Director,Great Britain

Michael Keaveney was appointed Director GB in October 2012 and is based in London. As Director GB, Michael is responsible for representing and promoting the interests of the Chamber’s British-based members as well as membership development. A former diplomat, Michael was previously posted to the Embassy of Ireland in London and has held several other roles with the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade including: multilateral disarmament, establishment of North-South Institutions in Ireland and as Vice-Consul in Sydney. A graduate of the University of Manchester, Michael also holds a MA in International Studies from the University of Limerick.

M: +44 (0) 756 814 2698

Yve O’Driscoll
Membership and Events Director

Yve O’Driscoll was appointed in February 2011 to develop the membership of the British Irish Chamber, and her role has since been expanded to include event management. Yve’s previous career included several marketing positions and contracts, including international conventions, sales force incentives, financial service product development and internal publications.

M: +353 86 041 1831
T: +353 1 400 43 14

Emily Glen
Research Associate

Emily joined the British Irish Chamber in 2012 as a Policy Research Executive. Emily is the point of contact for the Chamber’s policy subcommittees with responsibility for implementing the Chamber’s communications strategy. Emily studied International Relations, graduating with a B.A in 2010, subsequently completing an MSc in International Politics in Trinity College in 2011.

T: +353 1 400 43 17

British Irish Chamber Board:

Aidan Lynch (GSK)
John McGrane (NSI Technologies)
Jim Mulqueen (RSM FGS)
Peter O’Shea (ESB)
Brian Britton (Oriel Wind Farm)
Eamonn Egan (Lloyd’s of London Ireland)
Richard Eardley (Hays Recruitment)
Bernard McEvoy (Brown Rudnick)
Eoin O’Neill (Aviva Health Insurance)
Peter O’Brien (Diageo)
Jack Golden (CRH)
Martin Mackin (Q4 PR)
Annette O’Donoghue (AIB)
Brian Daly (KPMG)
Matt Cole (MHC)
Paul O’Connor (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
Joanne Hession (QED)
Conor Mullany (Mullany Walsh Solicitors)
Shirley McCay (British Embassy)
John Shine (Eircom)
Nicola Byrne (11890)
Peter Byrne (South Dublin Chamber)