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.