Save The Dates 7th June(Basel) and 14th June (Zürich)

Save The Dates 7th June(Basel) and 14th June (Zürich)

BASEL- Markthalle 7th June at 18:30

This years theme will be “Integrating in Switzerland while maintaining your Irish Roots“, the evening will be a great opportunity to hear from Denis Houigan (Global Head of Business Development, Dufry) & Jerh Collins (Head of Global Anti-Infectives & Chemical Operations, Novartis) as well as an excellent opportunity to network & make new Irish connections.


Zürich -Carlton – 14th June at 18:30

This event will be the second in our current series on the theme of “Integrating into Switzerland while maintaining your Irish Roots“, sponsored by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs.

The format of the evening will be a panel discussion followed by a Q&A session.

·         Jane Babb, Head of Business Development, Marketing and Relationships at Niederer Kraft Frey a leading corporate law firm in Zurich.  Jane will discuss culture shock, settling into Switzerland as a parent and professionally, and harnessing Irish culture and behaviours to thrive in a global society.

·         John Kelly, Cork native and Marketing innovation expert and entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Germany, the USA and now Switzerland. John will share his learnings and advice on topics such as integrating in Switzerland, managing dual careers, raising bilingual children and changing career paths. John returned to Switzerland last year from a 1 year sabbatical with his family. He has shared his insights in three interesting blogs which you can read on this link;

If you would like to attend either or both events then please RSVP in the email invitation that you received, If you did not receive an invitation then please contact me , Patrick Ramseyer( and I can add you onto the list.