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Team Ireland in Belgium

The Embassy works to pursue opportunities to enhance the political and economic relationship between Ireland and Belgium that will deliver economic growth and jobs; maintain and enhance links with our Irish diaspora; and promote Ireland and the Irish Arts.
  • Irish State Agencies
  • Embassy Team
  • Honorary Consulate

Irish State Agencies

Working with state agencies in Belgium

The Embassy of Ireland in Belgium works closely with Irish state agencies to promote trade, tourism and inward investment. The Ambassador chairs the local market team which:

  • Supports Irish companies who want to find and access new markets and help with resolving commercial difficulties where possible
  • Provides general advice on doing business locally and, through our network of contacts, pursue export and investment opportunities that will benefit Ireland
  • Works to secure market access for Irish products in key sectors in high-growth and emerging markets

Working with the right expertise in relevant state agencies is part of our successful strategy.

Bord Bia

The Irish Food Board, known as Bord Bia, acts as a link between Irish food, drink and horticulture suppliers and existing and potential customers throughout the world. Bord Bia has a network of overseas offices including on in Paris which oversees the Belgian market.

Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland (EI) is the government organisation responsible for developing and growing Irish enterprises in world markets. With an office here in Brussels, it also has a network of nine regional offices throughout Ireland and over 30 international locations.

IDA Ireland

Ireland's inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency) is responsible for attracting and developing foreign investment.

Tourism Ireland

Tourism Ireland markets the island of Ireland as a holiday destination overseas. It devises and implements world-class marketing programmes and provides industry partners with opportunities to market their own products and services alongside Tourism Ireland overseas. They have an office here in Brussels.


Embassy Team

Diplomatic Staff

Ambassador - Kevin Conmy

Second Secretary - Erica Lee 

Executive Assistant to the Ambassador 

Svitlana Paramonova

Belgian EU Presidency Officer

John du Parc Locmaria

Policy & Communications Officer

Sorcha Gilheany

Consular & Administration Staff

James B. O'Brien

Claire Devaney

Svitlana Paramonova

Honorary Consulate

Antwerpen Honorary Consul

Mr. Yves Rombouts
Honorary Consul of Ireland
Veldkantvoetweg 82
2540 Hove
Tel: + 32 474 99 56 66
E-mail: yves.rombouts@honoraryconsul.ie
(By appointment only)