Chief Officer of The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland
Mark Redmond was appointed Chief Executive of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland in March 2014.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland is the leading international business organisation in Ireland. Representing the 700 US companies located in Ireland its mission is to be the voice of US companies and position Ireland as the global location of choice for US investment.
The American Chamber works to enhance the business environment for US companies operating in Ireland, with the aim of improving the positive impact of these companies who already employ over 130,000 people.
Mark directs the significant work programme of the Chamber which is focused on key areas of priority including trade and investment between the EU and the United States; progressive economic and social policies that maintain Ireland’s position as the location of choice for US investment and the enhancement of Ireland’s Research, Development & Innovation framework to further grow investment in Ireland.
The American Chamber hosts extensive network and information sharing forums including business lunches, seminars, briefings and regional programs.
Mark was Chief Executive of the Irish Tax Institute, a position held from 2004. He led a reform programme that transformed the Institute into one of Ireland’s most respected representative organisations. Prior to this Mark was a Director with PwC.
From Wexford, Mark is a graduate in English and History from Trinity College Dublin, and holds a Professional Diploma in Accounting (DCU), an MSc in Education and Professional Training (DCU) and a qualification in Comparative Tax Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.
Mark was appointed by the Minister for Finance to the board of the Investor Compensation Company Ltd. He has previously served on the National Council of Ibec and the Governing Authority of University College Dublin.