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Ireland Gateway To Europe in London

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​Sigmar led a delegation of 50 Irish and US business leaders to London last week for trade missionIreland Gateway To Europe, to promote US/UK/European trade. We hosted a number of events in the London over two days welcoming over 300 guests.

We were joined by the team from The Hard Shoulder on Newstalk, who  broadcast live from our trip.


Boston College Global Leadership Dinner - RAF Club (19th Oct  2022)

Sigmar CCO Robert Mac Giolla Phadraig was MC at the The Boston College Ireland Business Council Global Leadership Dinner which took place in The RAF Club in London. There were fascinating conversations with:

  • Dame Sharon White, Chairman John Lewis & Partners;

  • Conor McEnroy, Founder and owner Sudameris in Paraguay; 

  • Warren Zola,

    Executive Director, BC Chief Executives Club.

The event was kindly hosted by Rosaleen Blair, CBE.

Listen to Robert MacGiolla Phádraig, Conor McEnroy, and Neil Naughton The Hard Shoulder on Newstalk


Boston College CEO Club Lunch at Bloomberg (Oct 20th 2022)

There was a full house for the first BC CEO Club lunch ever held in the UK, hosted at the amazing offices of Bloomberg. Guests from London, Ireland, the US and a number of Boston College alumni attended to hear about global economic trends and Europe's energy crisis from our speakers:

  • Fernando Vicario, CEO, Bank of America Europe

  • Robert Mac Giolla Phadraig, CCO, Sigmar Recruitment

  • Sonya Twohig, Secretary-General of ENTSO-E

  • Gerard Reid, Co-founder, Alexa Capital 

  • Warren Zola, Chief Executive, Boston College Chief Executives Club.



The London Irish Centre (Oct 20th)

The delegation visited the London Irish Center, an established charity offering advice, support, culture and community services to the Irish in London from our centre in Camden. It was absolutely amazing the scope of what they do and the difference they make.

Listen to Séamus MacCormaic, CEO of the London Irish Centre on The Hard Shoulder on Newstalk


Reception at The Embassy of Ireland, London (Oct 20th)

We were delighted to end our trip as guests of Ambassador Martin Fraser at the Irish embassy in London.

Posted by Jamie Harnett on 24 October 2022

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