Executive Team and Council

The Chamber is managed by the Executive Team and the Council. The Executive Team meets once a month to supervise progress on all Chamber activities and to manage the daily running of the Chamber. 

The Council meets approximately five times a year to discuss and implement the activities of the Chamber. The Council, made up of Directors and special advisors, is under the chairmanship of the President.

French Ambassador to Ireland H.E. Jean-Pierre Thébault
Honorary Patron

Executive Team

Joanne Grant
President
JCDecaux

Mathieu Gorge
Vice-President
VigiTrust

Cliona McGowan
Director
France Ireland Chamber of Commerce

Niall Glesson
Treasurer
Veolia

Eoin Scott
Secretary
Motherboard Group

Gerry Halpenny
LK Shields

Jim Rice

Olivier MELENNEC
CACI

Other Council members

  • Vincent Barro, Schneider Electric
  • Philippe Cosson, AP Partners
  • Noel Cunningham, Mazars
  • Derek Kehoe, BNP Paribas Group - Ireland
  • Gerry Madden, Transdev
  • Aine Murray, Veolia
  • John Perkins, Smartbox Group
  • Paul Regan, Smurfit Kappa
  • Alan Tyrrell, PSG Communications
  • Margot Slattery, Sodexo
  • Jean-Christophe Coutures, Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard

Past FICC Presidents

  • Jim Rice, Schneider Electric (2014-2015)
  • Gerry Halpenny, LK Shields (2012-2013)
  • Paul Owens, BNP Paribas (2011) 
  • Niall Gleeson, Alstom Ireland Ltd (2010) 
  • Pat Gilroy, Dalkia (2009) 
  • Philippe Cosson, AP Partners (2006-2008) 
  • John King, Ivor Fitzpatrick and Company Solicitors (2003-2006) 
  • Jacques Henry-Bezy, Bespoke & Beyond (1999-2003) 
  • Frank Mee, Allianz Worldwide Care (1997-1999)
  • Garrett P. Gill (1995-1997) 
  • John D. Hamill, MME Engineering (1993-1995) 
  • Bernard V. Rogan (1990-1993) 
  • Henry C. Tierney (1986-1990) 
  • Hugh McCann (1982-1986) 
  • John H. Donovan (1978-1982)

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Our Patrons

    • Alstom Ireland Limited
    • BNP Paribas
    • CRH
    • Caceis
    • Caci-Non Life Limited
    • Egis Projects Ireland
    • Hopscotch Europe
    • Irish Distiller Pernod Ricard
    • JCDecaux
    • LK Shields
    • Mazars
    • Moët-Hennessy
    • Renault Group Ireland
    • Sanofi Aventis
    • Schneider Electric Ireland
    • Servier
    • Smurfit Kappa Group
    • Sodexo
    • Transdev
    • Valeo
    • Veolia

Contact Us

France Ireland Chamber of Commerce
44 Upper Mount Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

D02 WR65

Tel: 00353 (0)1 644 9760
Fax: 00353 (0)1 644 9743
Email: info@franceireland.ie 


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