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IoD Breakfast Briefing - The European Union after Brexit: challenges and opportunities

Grafton Suite, The Westbury Hotel, Grafton Street, Dublin 2

Sponsored by Mazars

Lucinda Creighton

Lucinda Creighton CEO, Vulcan Consulting Ltd

IoD Breakfast Briefing - The European Union after Brexit: challenges and opportunities

11 April 2019 7:30am

In this session, Lucinda Creighton will discuss:

  • The events leading up to Brexit
  • The current state of play
  • Implications for Ireland and the UK
  • Future Irish-UK relations post-Brexit
  • Ireland’s place at the EU table without the UK


Continental breakfast will be served from 7.30am with the briefing beginning at 8.00am sharp.

Places will be allocated on a first come basis.

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Lucinda Creighton

Lucinda Creighton

CEO, Vulcan Consulting Ltd

Lucinda Creighton is a former Irish Minister for European Affairs and CEO of Vulcan Consulting Ltd. As a member of the Irish Parliament for nine years, she ran Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2013, and represented the EU in trade talks with the United States, leading to the formal start of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations in 2013. 

From 2012 to 2014, she also served as Vice President of the European People’s Party – the largest political party in Europe. Lucinda is an advisory board member of the International Republican Institute and the European Council on Foreign Relations. By training, she is a barrister and qualified as a New York attorney.

In addition to leading Vulcan Consulting, she is retained as a special advisor on Brexit by Fipra, the international public affairs company. Through this connection, she also collaborates with the London School of Economics providing advisory services on the fallout from Brexit. Additionally, Vulcan Consulting advises a range of corporate clients on EU policy, regulatory and political issues. They specialise in assisting CEOs and other members of leadership teams in understanding the political and decision making environment in Europe.


Mazars is a leading professional services firm in Ireland. Services include audit, assurance, tax, consulting, financial advisory, corporate finance and financial outsourcing. With over 400 staff based in Dublin, Galway and Limerick, Mazars Ireland is part of an integrated partnership with over 23,000 professionals in 89 countries.

Visit www.mazars.ie