Head of Medical Technologies, IDA
Rachel Shelly, IDA Ireland – the state agency with responsibility for attracting foreign investment into Ireland.Rachel is part of the IDA Management Team and was appointed Head of Department, Medical Technologies & Healthcare Services in late 2017. Rachel joined IDA in May 2006, following 15 years in the private sector, where she held a number of marketing and management roles. From 2006-2011 Rachel was based in IDA’s New York office, managing corporate relationships with strategic IDA clients and driving new business development on the US East Coast.
Since returning to Ireland in 2011, Rachel was IDA’s Manager of East Coast US & Canada: Content, Consumer & Business Services sector. Rachel holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Management and a Bachelor of Business Studies in Marketing Management.