John Whelan is a highly articulate, proactive professional executive, who has worked at senior management level for many years, delivering effectively on policies and strategies for international organisations.
Currently, he is managing partners with the Linkage –Partnership.eu , an international trade consultancy, with offices in Ireland , Holland and Switzerland .www.linkage-partnership.eu
He is also export industry adviser to the AIB bank group, helping to reposition AIB as the bank of choice for export businesses.
His former positions included chief executive of the Irish Exporters Association, and chairman of the Institute of International Trade of Ireland , where he provided guidance and assistance to a wide range of business in developing their export markets.
He has lectured and provided workshops to UNTAD in Geneva , the DCU Female High Flyers programme on ‘’internationalizing ‘’ the business ,the ISAX programme , also to the UCD MBA programme, and Sligo IT .
He is well known for his many published papers on international trade matters, both nationally and internationally. He is author, co-author and editor of a number of books including;