Brian Cotter is Commercial & Public Affairs Director at the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland in Dublin since 2005. Previous assignments since graduation in the 1990’s included marketing and business development roles with US multinationals in the international ICT sector based in Ireland, the United States (Chicago) and UK (London).  He returned to Ireland in 2003. His education includes degrees in Business, Strategic Management (Masters) and Public Affairs (Masters) at UCD and UL.  He lives in central Dublin, enjoys lively club tennis, walking and the performing arts.  He participated in a Trade and Economic Development (Europe) International Visitors Leadership Program during May 2010, visiting Washington, Chicago, Dallas, Salt Lake City and San Francisco as part of a European business delegation.