Eamonn Sheehy


Eamonn Sheehy is a highly experienced practitioner in Economic and Industrial Development. He has extensive experience in developing and implementing strategies in FDI, SME, Innovation and Cluster Building together with capacity building for Governments, IPAs, Zones and Municipalities. 

He has spent his career in front line activities in IDA Ireland (The highly professional Investment and Development Agency) developing and implementing new industrial development strategies, benchmarking for competitiveness, marketing, promoting and attracting foreign investment, creating linkages between foreign and local SMEs, implementing aftercare programs and building regional and industry clusters.

He has played a key role in developing and implementing strategies in Education and Training, Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) which are key to building a Knowledge Economy.