OUR PEOPLE / Pat Byrne
Pat Byrne has spent 35 years in FDI investment promotion and developing strategies to actively support indigenous SME’s and export development in Ireland.
Pat has wide experience of assessing FDI opportunities, negotiating complex financial packages, investor facilitation and after care. He is also highly experienced in the formulation of development funding strategies to encourage export growth in high technology SMEs.
Since 2015 Pat has worked on several consulting projects including advising on the development of the multinational pharmaceutical sector in Vietnam, a World Bank funded project on FDI promotion and SME development in Moldova, a high technology park development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, advisory workshops and seminars for the Investment Promotion Board of Costa Rica and the deregulation of the telecommunications sector in Malawi. Most recently, Pat was engaged on a consulting assignment based in Doha, Qatar which was focused on supporting the Government’s strategic planning and development of a number of highly specialised Free Zones in Qatar.