Build and develop strong relationships with partners at home and abroad to become the focal point as a resource for both Irish and global enterprises, whether it be inward or outbound investment to / from Quebec.
1. Establish contacts with development agencies both in Montreal/Quebec and Ireland;
2. Leverage government and agency contacts in Quebec to collate information relevant to outbound Irish businesses / industries regarding Quebec as a place of business;
3. Gather interest from Ireland government agencies and embassy;
4. Establish contact with other Irish chambers of commerce to look at best practices;
5. Promote business within members of various Irish Chambers that is relevant to the mission of the Trade Committee (immigration, language, legal, banking, tax and advisory, cultural etc); and
6. Be involved in inbound/outbound Irish investments (target corporate investment).
The committee is headed up by Mr. Denis DeGrâce, an international tax partner with Deloitte. Mr. DeGrâce is supported by Ms. Marie-Jeanne Phelan, lawyer at McCarthy Tétrault.