CEO, IDA Ireland
Barry O’Leary was appointed Chief Executive Designate of IDA Ireland in October 2007. Previously he was Divisional Manager of the IDA’s LifeSciences and Information and Communications Technology business units. Mr O’Leary has worked in IDA for over 30 years in most of its business areas. Under his leadership in 2010, IDA launched its strategy blueprint, Horizon 2020 which articulates how IDA will attract the next wave of sophisticated FDI over the coming decade.