Dermot Tuohy has been with IDA Ireland, the Irish government's Investment and Development Agency, for over 30 years. He is Senior Vice President and Director of IDA Ireland's West Coast operations. Tuohy has had a pivotal role in advising many major U.S. corporations on setting up their operations in Ireland. He is now responsible for implementing a new knowledge-based strategy for Ireland's economy, focusing on advanced technologies and R&D.
Tuohy is a graduate of University College Dublin, and holds a master's degree in economics. He is married to Anne Marie Foley and has two sons.
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