Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Toom-Kooli 17, Tallinn
Export Academy: Target market Ireland
7th of June 2018 in the premises of Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Toom-Kooli 17, Tallinn).
Registration and morning coffee
Welcoming remarks by Irish Ambassador Mr. Frank Flood
Irish market and its opportunities for Estonian companies, Mr. Leo O'Neill, HML Project Management
The presentation will give an overview of the following topics:
- Irish market overview and the areas of growth
- Alternative ways while entering Irish market and their positive/negative sides
- Possible areas for cooperation where Estonian companies can collaborate with Irish counterparts
- Case study of cooperation in the specific field
Panel discussion: what to bear in mind while attacking Irish market, Mr. Leo O'Neill, Mr. Paul Nevin (Irish-Estonian Business Network)
Join us and get to know more about business opportunities in Western European countries.
Ambassador Frank Flood has represented the Government of Ireland in Estonia since September 2014. Since then he has been pro-active in a number of Embassy trade related initiatives including supporting the establishment of the Irish Estonian Business Network and facilitating inward and outward trade missions to and from Ireland in the Fintech, Cyber security, e-governance, modular wooden housing and architectural services sectors. The Ambassador works in support of the activities of Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Development Authority, Bord Bia (the Irish Food Board) and Tourism Ireland. As a diplomat he has served in Addis Ababa, Boston and Belfast. He has a background in chemistry with post graduate degrees in environmental science and careers guidance.
Leo O’Neill founded HML Project Management April 2011, in order to provide a complete set of Professional Project Management Services to businesses and organizations, seeking to gain operational efficiencies and capture bottom-line results. Leo has over 20 years experience of Project Management and brings a fresh approach to how the client’s needs are met, ensuring their projects are delivered ahead of programme and
under budget. Internationally, Leo advises clients on delivery of their projects no matter the scale or complexity, financial modelling, organisational development, training and development management for clients in the Baltics as well as Finland, Poland, UK and Ireland.
Paul is a Business Development professional, with over 25 years’ experience across a range of industry sectors including Finance/Investment, ICT, B2B Services, Outsource Manufacturing and Fulfilment. Working across Europe with UK and North American multinational corporations.
Working with either products/services in established markets or arriving on site in an emerging marketplace with a blank canvas and growing a successful business with minimal support. Working in a detailed consultative role with clients, involving every aspect of the client’s organisation through to product /service delivery.
As the Irish Economy strengthens and grows rapidly there is a focus on working as part of Business Restructuring Rescue team within a variety of production and manufacturing sectors. This is very much a hands requirement where a team of specialists move into the organisation, providing the client the skill and experience bandwidth to emerge successfully through the sometimes traumatic process.
An Entrepreneur and Self Starter, with the self-belief and drive to enter into the Estonian emerging Investment market in 2005. Attracting Investment from private equity investors into the Region. Currently, remotely manages a portfolio of property investments with an investor base in Ireland and the UK.
Paul has utilised his time in the region, assisting new start-ups including a Platform for B2C Logistic delivery solutions, Export Finance, Web Development, Translation services targeting entry into the UK, Irish Markets.
Paul is a Graduate of DCU Business School and a member of the Alumni.