Gareth Lambe Facebook Ireland Boss

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Previous guest speakers include:
| The Chairman of Goldman Sachs International | The Deputy Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi | The CEO of PayPal (MENA) | The CEO of Hogan Lovells | The CEO of O2 / Telefonica | The CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi (MENA) | The CEO of PwC (Ireland) | The CEO of Bank of Ireland (UK) | The CEO of Sunderland FC | The CEO of the Law Society of England & Wales |  The GC of the Intercontinental Hotels Group | The GC of The Weir Group plc | The GC of Manchester United FC | The Irish Ambassador to Great Britain |
Upcoming guest speakers
New York | The GC of Pearson plc | 
 New York | The GC of MetLife Inc |
San Fran |  The GC of NetApp Inc |
Dublin | The CEO of Facebook (Ireland) |
London | The GC of BT plc |


 LBDC (Dublin) 

Exclusive Event


Guest Speaker

Gareth Lambe

Facebook Ireland Boss


sponsored by

Boston College’s Global Leadership Institute

We are delighted that Facebook’s Irish boss, Gareth Lambe, will be our 1st guest speaker in 2016 at the Dublin chapter of the LBDC | Lawyers’ Business Development Club |.

GARETH will give us a Talk about his career journey, and about Facebook’s operations and culture.

LBDC  | Lawyers’ Business Development Club |
London │ Dublin │ Dubai │ Boston │ New York | San Francisco

Our 48th Guest Speaker Event

When: Wednesday, 10 February, 2016
 Timings Pre-event networking: 12.30 pm –  1.00 pm  |   Talk:  Gareth Lambe, TALK from 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm.  Post-Talk networking:  2.00 pm to 2.30 pm
Where: The stunning private members’ club (The St Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club)
Sponsor  Global Leadership Institute at Boston College
 Cost FREE of charge

Gareth Lambe | Facebook Ireland Boss |


Gareth Lambe is the Head of Facebook Ireland – responsible for the health and success of Facebook’s International Headquarters in Dublin, employing over 1,000 people.

Gareth started his career in brand marketing with Pernod Ricard, and was later part of the start-up team of In 2009 Gareth joined PayPal as Director of Merchant Operations EMEA, running a team of 300 people across Account Management, Business Support and Telesales. In his four years at Facebook Gareth has run the Advertising Operations function and latterly the Sales Planning and Operations team – driving the operations and strategy for Facebook’s sales organisation across EMEA.

Gareth is married with three young children and is a rugby fanatic.

The Friday Interview:  The Irish Times

Gareth was interviewed in last Friday’s Irish Times (9 October 2016).

You can read the interview on this link:

The Global Leadership Institute


The Global Leadership Institute at Boston College offers dynamic programming for professionals looking to expand their areas of expertise and meet other like-minded individuals.

Through our custom designed and open enrollment programming, the Global Leadership Institute empowers you to reflect on your career, connect with influential leaders in the field, enhance your skills, and learn cutting edge techniques.

The Global Leadership Institute:  Dublin Campus 


Like EMC, Apple, Google, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and so many others, Boston College chose to make Dublin its European headquarters.

At our beautiful location on St. Stephen’s Green in the heart of Dublin, Boston College faculty offer the same high quality academic sessions our participants have come to expect in GLI programs.

Participants in GLI Europe programing will engage in short, weekend programs that are suited for the lives of busy professionals. This intensive program will ensure an efficient and educationally benefical experience.


We at the Global Leadership Institute are experts at designing custom programs to serve the needs of our students and partner organizations.

We closely follow trends in domestic and global social, political, and economic circumstances to identify ways in which we can help our participants achieve their professional goals. Working across a wide range of industries and businesses, we create engaging programs that connect our participants with leaders both in and out of the classroom.

Programs Types:

The Executive Course program list for 2015-2016 will be available shortly.

LBDC members will receive a discount on the above programs.  If you are interested in receiving the program list, please feel free to email:

Dr. Robert Mauro

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Dr. Robert M. Mauro is the founding director of the Global Leadership Institute (GLI). He is also the director of the Irish Institute at Boston College.  

As director of the GLI, Dr. Mauro is responsible for delivering certificate programs for executives at Boston College in Chestnut Hill and GLI offices in Dublin and Dubai.

Before coming to Boston College Dr. Mauro completed his PhD (The Practice of Ideology, 2009) in Political Science and undertook a post-doctoral research fellowship in the Institute for British-Irish Studies (IBIS) at University College Dublin (UCD).  While there he worked on a project, titled Breaking the Patterns of Conflict: The Irish State, the British Dimension, and the Northern Ireland Conflict, a comprehensive oral history of policy makers involved with Northern Ireland peace process from the Sunningdale Agreement to the St. Andrews Agreement.

Dr. Mauro has extensive experience in university administration and a deep interest in entrepreneurial practices, which he has deployed over the first year of the GLI’s operations.  During the past five years as director of the Irish Institute, Dr. Mauro designed and implemented professional education programs for developing and senior leaders in Ireland and Northern Ireland. These programs hosted over 600 participants from fields as diverse as business and innovation, policy, science and technology, and bureaucracy.

In addition to his work at Boston College, Dr. Mauro is active in ensuring that Boston College is well connected to the community.  He is past-President of Irish Network Boston, a Director of the Wild Geese Network of Irish Scientists, a board advisor to both The Frederick Douglass- Daniel O’Connell Project the Gaelic Players Association New England. Dr. Mauro received a “Top 40 Under 40” in Irish-America award in 2013; and in 2015 was named to the Top 100 Irish Academics list.


It would be great to see you if you were interested in joining us at the LBDC | Lawyers’ Business Development Club | in Dublin for Gareth’s Talk.  It promises to be a fascinating lunchtime session.

Places will be limited and will be offered on a first-come first-served basis.  A waiting list will be in operation once all the places have been allocated.

To RSVP, please email me:

I look forward to hearing from you.



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Upcoming Talks

Over the next few months, we will have some wonderful Talks taking place in:

New York


San Francisco

New York

Guest Speaker: Bjarne P. TellmannSenior Vice President and General Counsel of Pearson PLC

Bjarne P. Tellmann (Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Pearson Plc)

More details:  Bjarne Tellmann guest speaker at the LBDC

Guest Speaker: Ricardo A. AnzalduaExecutive Vice President & General Counsel of MetLife Inc.

More details:  Ricardo Anzaldua guest speaker at the LBDC


Guest Speaker: Feargal O’Rourke, Managing Partner, PwC Ireland

Feargal O’Rourke (Managing Partner, PwC Ireland)

More details:  Feargal O’Rourke guest speaker at the LBDC


Guest Speaker:  Matthew Fawcett, Senior VP and General Counsel of NetApp

Matthew Fawcett (senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary of NetApp)

More details:  Matthew Fawcett guest speaker at the LBDC (San Fran)

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Official Partner:

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