Welcome and Introduction: promoting economic growth and peace on the island

  • Danny McCoy, CEO, Ibec and Conference Chair
  • Adrian Doran, Chair, CBI Northern Ireland
  • Alastair Blair, President, Ibec

Session One: Investing in a shared island: to sustain joined up and coordinated long term recovery, connectivity and resilience supporting business and employment.

Strategic Overview: on the shared policy challenges and opportunities: 

  • Angela McGowan, Director, CBI Northern Ireland
  • Fergal O’Brien, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Ibec

Operational Insights: business leaders share their experience and perspectives

  • Baileys – a shared global success story: Jennifer English, Global Brand Director (SVP), Diageo
  • Balcas – forestry’s unrealised potential in meeting all-island climate challenges: Brian Murphy, CEO
  • First Derivatives – an all island financial services business model: Catherine Harrison, SVP HR

Session Two: Implementing the Protocol: to underpin stability, peace and prosperity with arrangements that protect and sustain the N/S shared all island economy.

  • Keynote: Máiréad McGuinness, Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
  • Update: Tony Connelly, RTÉ Europe Editor
  • Overview: Professor Katy Hayward, Queen’s University Belfast

Summary and Conclusions: Participants responses and pathways to the future

  • Michael D’Arcy: Ibec and CBI Joint Business Council
Start Date October 20, 2020
Time 11:00-13:00
Duration 2 hours
Delegate Price Free
Location Online
Type Webinar
Contact Eimear Callaghan
eimear.callaghan@ibec.ie