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  • Free of Charge
  • IoD Members Only
  • Event Booking Closed
  • In-person event

Global and Domestic Challenges and Opportunities in 2022

Grafton Suite, The Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2

IoD Briefings Series: sponsored by Accenture

Jim Power

Jim Power Economist and Media Commentator

We are delighted to invite you to join our first in-person Briefing since 2020, with Jim Power, Economist and Media Commentator, on Thursday, 17th February, in The Westbury Hotel. In this event, Jim will present a session titled the 'Global and Domestic Challenges and Opportunities in 2022'.
Jim will discuss the key domestic and international economic and political trends and events that will shape our lives in 2022 and beyond. Please note, there will be a facilitated Q&A after Jim's presentation.  

The IoD Briefings Series is sponsored by Accenture.


Registration will open from 07:30 on Thursday, 17th February, with the event starting promptly at 08:00, and finishing at 09:00. Light refreshments will be served from 07:30.  

Please note registration will be taken on a first come first served basis. Once the event is booked out, a cancellation list will be in operation. For this reason, please notify Anna Hannigan, Events Coordinator, IoD Ireland, if you can no longer attend the event. Thank you in advance.

Filming and Photography

Please note this event will be filmed and made available on the IoD Ireland website after the event. Photography will also be taken at the event for marketing and promotional purposes. For further information, please contact: comms@iodireland.ie

IoD events/webinars may be eligible for CPD, including Chartered Director CPD, please check with your relevant professional body.

For any event queries, please contact Anna Hannigan, Events Coordinator, IoD Ireland. 

Jim Power

Jim Power

Economist and Media Commentator

Jim Power has worked as an economist for over 30 years. He is owner manager of Jim Power Economics Limited, an economic and financial consultancy, which he set up in 2009. Jim was previously Treasury Economist at AIB (1987-1991), Chief Economist at Bank of Ireland Group (1992-2000), and Chief Economist at Friends First Group (2000 to 2018). He is a Board Director of Love Irish Food and is a member of the Institute of Directors in Ireland.

In February 2021, Jim and Chris Johns launched their own Podcast ‘The Other Hand’, which is available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. 
Jim is a graduate of UCD and holds a BA and a Master of Economic Science Degree. Jim lectures on the Full-Time MBA at Smurfit School of Business, UCD. 

In 2009, Jim published his first book ‘Picking up the Pieces’, and co-authored ‘Marketing Multiplied’ in 2015. He recently published a book on the SME sector in Ireland with Kinsale accountant Cormac Fitzgerald.

He lives in Dublin and is a native of Waterford. 

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. Our 624,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Accenture has been operating in Ireland for over 50 years and employs 5,000 people. 

Visit the Accenture website for more information.

Please note, in advance of this Briefing, we will be sending the attendee list to all registered attendees and our sponsor. This attendee sheet will include the name and company name of all registered attendees (as per their membership details). 

Should you wish to connect with a fellow member who registered for this event, please reach out to them via the IoD Members’ LinkedIn Group, or email us directly and we will try to facilitate this on your behalf. For more information, please contact Anna Hannigan, Events Coordinator, IoD Ireland. 

For GDPR reasons, we cannot provide contact details on the attendee list.