The Committee

    Honorary President: H.E. Ambassador Marie-Claude Meylan, Swiss Ambassador to Ireland

Ambassador Meylan is an Honorary President of SIBA.  She previoulsy served as Deputy to the Head of the Middle East and North Africa Division of the Directorate of Political Affairs in Bern.  She was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and

Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Ireland on the 2nd December 2013

   Honorary Life Member SIBA : Catherine Grennell-Whyte, ATTS Travel

Catherine Grennell-Whyte has been honoured by SIBA as a life long member.

Catherine served as Chairperson of SIBA for two separate terms and has extensive experience in Travel / Tourism / Airline Industries working in International Markets. Her expertise is in developing and implementing effective sales and marketing strategies across multiple channels. She is founder of one of Ireland’s leading GSA Representation companies ATTS Travel Representation Solutions and RailShop.ie

Chairman SIBA : Frank Murray,

Frank is Chairman, Piercom Ltd. & Managing Partner at The Linkage-Partnership

Frank Murray is Managing Partner at The Linkage-Partnership an international business development consultancy based in Switzerland and Ireland.  Frank is Chairman of Piercom Ltd. an Irish based Information Technology Solutions company. Frank has over thirty years experience working with U.S., Swiss, Japanese and Irish companies at senior executive level.  Frank serves on a number of boards as a non-executive director.

Committee Member: Duncan Grehan, Duncan & Partners Solicitors

Duncan Grehan & Partners Solicitors is a general practice law firm established 1984. A civil litigation specialist, Duncan and his 4-lawyer team, uniquely, provide Irish law general practice legal services to the German speaking world. The firm represents many manufacturers’ insurers and Duncan is the solicitor to the Embassies of Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Belgium and Latvia.

Treasurer: Declan Hayes, Consultant, Arthur Cox Solicitors,

Declan deals with a wide range of commercial work including reorganisations, insurance mergers and acquisitions, MBOs, venture capital finance and joint ventures. He also acts for a number of international and domestic clients in respect of regulatory and intellectual property issues including clients in the pharmaceutical and medical devices as well as other industries.

Contact Details for SIBA Committee

Honorary President: Ambassador Marie-Claude Meylan : Embassy of Switzerland in Ireland, 6 Ailesbury Road, Ballsbridge.

Honorary Life Member: Catherine Grennel-Whyte : Country Sales Manager Ireland, ATTS Travel., Unit C12 Gateway, Rosemount Business Park, Ballycoolin, Dublin 11.

Chairman SIBA : Frank Murray : email contact : sibaconnect@gmail.com is Managing Partner at The Linkage-Partnership and Chairman of Piercom Limited, Westpark Business Campus, Atlantic Avenue, Shannon, Co. Clare.

Treasurer: Declan Hayes : Consultant, Arthur Cox Solicitors, Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2.

Committee Member: Duncan Grehan : Solicitor Duncan Grehan & Partners Solicitors, Gainsboro House, 24 Suffolk Street, Dublin 2.

Committee Member: John F Whelan, John Whelan & Associates, Celbridge, Co Kildare:

Committee Member: Peter Sheridan PV Sheridan & Associates,Business Consultant & SME Support 2 Orwell Walk, Rathgar. D14 W721

Committee Member: Dr Christopher Keely, Innovation & Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin.