The Irish Business Network welcomed the new Irish Ambassador to the UAE, H. E Ambassador Paul Kavanagh. Ambassador Kavanaghâ€™s first formal IBN engagement took place at the prestigious Ritz Carlton Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Walk on Saturday 9th September 2017 at the yearly IBN Half Day Seminar.
Ambassador Kavanagh addressed the attendees by expressing his thanks to the IBN for organising such high profile seminar with world class speakers. He gave an insight into the recovering economy back in Ireland and his plans for the coming four years in the UAE.
Before arriving in the UAE Ambassador Kavanagh was previously Ambassador to the Peopleâ€™s Republic of China ( alsoaccredited to Mongolia). From 2009 â€“ 2013 he was Ambassador to France (also accredited to the Principality of Monaco) Also a member of the Jury des Ambassadeurs at the AcadÃ©mie franÃ§aise and a member of the Board of the Centre Culturel irlandais, Paris.
From 2007 -2009 Ambassador Kavanagh was Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations, New York. Appointed by the President of the UN General Assembly as Co Chairman.
We are looking forward to working closely with the new Ambassador during his upcoming
four years in the UAE.
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