Dr Pat Ivory

Director of EU & International Affairs


Dr Pat Ivory is Director of EU & International Affairs at Ibec. He has represented Irish business at European and international level for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Ibec, Pat worked as a corporate planner and economist in the private and public sectors.

Pat is Chair of the Business at OECD (BIAC) Trade Committee that provides business perspectives to the OECD on trade issues. Pat is also Chair of the BusinessEurope International Relations Committee, which sets European business priorities on trade policy through its working groups and networks. He has been a lead business representative in engagement with senior government officials on EU affairs and trade policy, including on EU-UK and EU-US trade and investment relations and on World Trade Organisation (WTO) policy.

Pat completed a PhD focused on industrial clusters at Dublin City University (DCU) and MLitt and BA (Mod) degrees in Economics at Trinity College Dublin.

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