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The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme not only ensures national and international recognition for successful finalists and Alumni but also provides an invaluable network and business opportunity within a growing, 470+ strong EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Alumni community.
As the entrepreneurs battle it out for the coveted title of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ these are the people who determine the winners – meet our 2017 Judges!MEET OUR JUDGES →
Julius Baer is the leading Swiss private banking group, with a focus on servicing and advising sophisticated private clients and a premium brand in global wealth management. At the end of 2017, assets under management amounted to CHF 388 billion. Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., the renowned Swiss private bank with origins dating back to 1890, is the principal operating company of Julius Baer Group Ltd., whose shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: BAER) and are included in the Swiss Market Index (SMI), comprising the 20 largest and most liquid Swiss stocks.
Julius Baer is present in over 25 countries and more than 50 locations. Headquartered in Zurich, we have offices in key locations including Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Milan, Monaco, Montevideo, Moscow, Mumbai, Singapore and Tokyo. Our client-centric approach, our objective advice based on the Julius Baer open product platform, our solid financial base and our entrepreneurial management culture make us the international reference in private banking.
Enterprise Ireland is the Irish Government agency charged with developing and promoting Irish enterprise. Enterprise Ireland partners with entrepreneurs, Irish businesses, and the research and investment communities to develop Ireland’s international trade, innovation, leadership and competitiveness. The ultimate objective is increased exports, employment and prosperity in Ireland.
Invest Northern Ireland
Invest Northern Ireland is Northern Ireland’s main economic development agency. Our overall goal is to help create wealth for the benefit of the whole community by strengthening the economy and helping it grow through exports. We aim to do this by supporting business development, helping indigenous businesses to explore new markets, attracting high quality inward investment, and stimulating a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation.
Our approach is to work closely with both local and international companies to identify the support programmes and services that will best meet their development needs. As a global organisation committed to improving the productivity and international competitiveness of Northern Ireland business, we deliver our services through a network of regional and international offices.
Invest Northern Ireland is once again delighted to support and to be a part of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme, and we wish all the finalists every success.
The Irish Times
The Irish Times is a broadsheet daily newspaper, which has delivered top quality news, opinion and analysis since it was first published in 1859. Some 793,000 people read the Irish Times each week. The Irish Times with irishtimes.com is an authoritative and independent commentator and analyst on important events in the affairs of Ireland – North and South – Britain, the European Union, the United States and the wider world. It is the only Irish news organisation with a network of correspondents around the world, who provide a view of the world through Irish eyes.
Newstalk continues to be Ireland’s fastest growing independent talk radio station delivering opinion led talk covering news, sport, business and entertainment whilst rapidly affirming its positioning as a successful, innovative and dynamic multi-media brand.
The station’s flagship morning programme is “Newstalk Breakfast”, presented by Shane Coleman and Paul Williams with Business Editor Vincent Wall presenting business coverage from 6.30am.
“The Pat Kenny Show” is on-air from 9am with “High Noon” from 12pm. Sean Moncrieff presents “Moncrieff” from 2 to 4pm and the daytime schedule is rounded out with “The Hard Shoulder” from 4 to 7pm presented by Ivan Yates.
The multi-award winning sports show “Off The Ball” is broadcast on weeknight evenings and weekend afternoons. Sarah McInerney presents “Between the Lines” on Saturday Morning followed by Dr Ciara Kelly who hosts “Alive and Kicking”. The Saturday morning schedule is completed by “Down To Business”, Newstalk’s dedicated business show presented by Bobby Kerr. Bobby also presents “Bobby’s Late Breakfast; a new lifestyle show on Sundays from 9 to 11am while Chris Donoghue’s ‘On the Record’ brings the best current affairs analysis on Sundays from 11am.
All Newstalk content is also available on the Newstalk App and at http://www.newstalk.com/
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Alumni Community & Alumni Board
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Alumni Community is a voluntary, organised group of Irish entrepreneurs who share the common experience of having been chosen as finalists in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme on the island of Ireland.READ MORE →
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Alumni App
The power of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme lies within the Alumni Community. To maximise this potential and help the Alumni connect more easily and effectively, the Alumni Board developed the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Alumni App / Website.READ MORE →
Soul of Haiti/Haven
The Soul of Haiti’s mission has been to exercise its expertise to improve the economic and social circumstances of communities in Haiti in a practical, sustainable manner.READ MORE →
IRFU Mentoring Programme and IRUPA
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme has paired a number of our Alumni with current and former players of the Irish international rugby team. The aim of this initiative is to challenge our Alumni to use their skills, knowledge and experience to help players maximise their potential now and prepare for life after professional rugby.READ MORE →