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Noel Kelly

Noel Kelly is an industrial development consultant specialising in investment promotion for FDI, FDI training, SME development, and sector identification Before joining Communique BCIP in 2004 Noel gained 27 years practical experience of investment promotion across a broad spectrum of roles with IDA Ireland and a number of years in private industry.

While with IDA he took leave of absence on two occasions for consultancy projects in Thailand and Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. He also carried out a number of short term consultancy assignments as well as spending six years as a non-executive director of Google Ireland Ltd, the operating company for Google outside North America.

Noel has worked for a wide range of international clients including IDB, the EU, UNIDO, US Aid, the UK Foreign Office, Government of Abu Dhabi, and the Garri Free Zone – Sudan.

Among the regions and countries Noel has worked in for short-term consulting assignments are Africa (Sudan, Mauritius), Asia (Malaysia), Central America (Belize, Costa Rica), Eastern Europe (Macedonia, Russia), and the Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Yemen).