Aidan McKenna

Aidan is the Regional Director, North East & North West for Enterprise Ireland. In his role, Aidan will be responsible for implementing Enterprise Ireland’s strategy for entrepreneurship and indigenous enterprise in the Border Region. Working with stakeholders, Aidan will support the growth, innovation and competitiveness of Enterprise Ireland clients and the business environment within the Region. Prior to taking up the post, Aidan was Development Advisor for the Paper, Print and Packaging Sector. In his role, he led Enterprise Ireland investments in company expansions, R&D projects and market diversification for a broad range of clients across the sector.

Aidan’s previous roles have included ten plus years in International Business Development roles including heading up International Sales for the award-winning Irish exporter, Combilift Ltd. Aidan has founded two start-ups, successfully raised seed and follow-on investments and has been an advisor to several fast-growing technology businesses. Aidan is passionate about ensuring entrepreneurs and businesses in the Region have the necessary supports required to succeed and grow their businesses globally.