Gerard Whitty

Gerard Whitty

Director, ASEAN & Taiwan, IDA Ireland - IRELAND

Gerard Whitty was appointed Director of IDA Ireland’s office in Singapore in December 2013 with responsibility for attracting investments from the ASEAN region and Taiwan into Ireland. IDA Ireland client companies from the ASEAN region include, for example, Bank of China Aviation, VietJetAir, Standard Chartered, Keppel Data Centres, Creative Technologies, Advantech and Indorama. Gerard’s experience in Asia spans over 15 years, working in a variety of senior sales and business development roles across Asia. Prior to moving to Asia, Gerard worked in both France and the United Kingdom. A graduate in from Middlesex University Business School in London & Reims Management School in France, Gerard is an active member of the Irish community in Singapore and enjoys playing football, golf and tennis.

All Sessions by Gerard Whitty

Day 1 - FDI April 12, 2021
3:30 am - 4:00 am

IRELAND: Your Gateway to Europe


Ireland is a committed member of the EU and provides companies with guaranteed access to the European market. As the only English-speaking country in the Eurozone, it provides the ideal hub for organisations seeking a European base. The brightest talent from across Europe is attracted to Ireland, offering a highly-educated multinational and multilingual melting pot of skills with a positive attitude to match. Ireland has an enviable track record as the European location of choice for many of the world’s leading multinational companies and is also one of the easiest places in Europe to set up your EU operation. Learn why Ireland is your ideal gateway to Europe.