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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

Ronan Harbison
Commercial Manager

Ronan Harbison was appointed in March 2014 to head up membership development of SME, Food-Agribusiness, Life Sciences and ICT sectors. He comes with extensive experience and knowledge within drinks, food, hospitality and tourism industries with a keen professional interest in Life Sciences, ICT and Digital Media/Marketing. Ronan’s career roles have spanned sales, marketing, key account management, project management and consulting. He has worked in SMEs and multinationals as well as being a luxury hospitality owner. A Philosophy and Political Science graduate of TCD, he holds a M.Sc. in Marketing from DIT and a number of business Diplomas and Certificates.

T: +353 86 8058624

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:

Peter O’Brien (Diageo)
Martin Macken (Q4 Public Relations)
Eoin O’Neill (Aviva Health Insurance)
John McGrane (Ulster Bank)
Jim Mulqueen (RSM Farrell Grant Sparks)
Aidan Lynch (GSK)
Brian Daly (KPMG)
Eamonn Egan (Lloyd’s of London Ireland)
Brian Britton (Oriel Windfarm)
Peter O’Shea (ESB)
Matthew Cole (Mason Hayes & Curran)
Annette O’Donoghue (AIB)
Jack Golden (CRH)
John Frida (JTL)
Bernard McEvoy (Brown Rudnick)
Richard Eardley (Hays Recruitment)
Paul O’Connor (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
Orla Tunney (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
Shirley McCay (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
Peter Byrne (South Dublin Chamber)
John Shine (Eircom)
Nicola Byrne (11890)
Joanne Hession (QED Training)
Conor Mullany (Mullany Walsh Solicitors)
Jacquie Marsh (The Butler’s Pantry)