For more than a decade, Declan has worked in partnership with government agencies such as Invest Northern Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and the US Commerce Service to provide real-world results for companies eager to sell in export markets and infiltrate significant supply chains. Declan has worked in markets as diverse as technology, financial services, medical devices and aerospace among others.
Declan can directly attribute his work to significant export sales for Irish companies as well as promoting new jobs from the Foreign Director Investment marketplace, introducing new and exciting companies to the Irish market including Allen & Ovary, Siemens, Volvo and Convergys amongst others.
Since graduating with a BSc in Marketing, Declan has maintained a steady focus on learning and personal development adding ILM coaching and mentoring qualifications as well as an MSc in Executive Leadership. He is currently a full member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, and the Institute of Export.
While maintaining a low profile professionally, Declan has received a leadership award from Boston College, USA, studied strategic negotiation at University of Michigan and was listed in the Independent News Paper ’40 under 40′ lists for Ireland, as well as being a finalist for Young Leader of the Year in 2017.
On a personal level, Declan is a married, father of two children who enjoys travelling and explore during personal time, with a healthy interest in sport and photography whenever possible.