John Nugent was appointed to the role of Department Manager, IDA Ireland Medical Technologies, in October 2023.
John joined IDA Irelands Engineering Department in 2002 from sister agency Enterprise Ireland. From 2006 to 2009 John was based in IDA’s Silicon Valley Office managing corporate relationships with strategic IDA clients and driving new business development on the US West Coast.
On his return from to Ireland John worked in Clean Technologies Department and in 2012 John took over as Regional Manager for the North West Region and subsequently managed the expanded Border Region. From 2021 to 2023 John was Manager of East Coast US & Canada: Medical Technologies sector. John holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Masters of Science in Environmental Protection and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.