Our 30th LBDC Talk

Tomorrow: Our 30th Guest Speaker Talk at the LBDC


Good afternoon,

I hope you are well.

Tomorrow (8 October, 2014) we will be celebrating our  30th  Guest Speaker Talk at the  LBDC  (“Lawyers’ Business Development Club”) in London.

We are privileged that  DES CROWLEY,  the CEO of Bank of Ireland UK, will be our Guest Speaker on this special occasion.

Des Crowley (CEO): Talk

Des Crowley has kindly agreed to tell us about his personal career journey.

Des Crowley (CEO):  Profile

des-crowley-j7222-gws-fullDes was appointed Director of Bank of Ireland (UK) plc on 17 September 2009.    He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Ireland (UK) plc on 20 March 2012.

Des joined Bank of Ireland Group in 1988.

In March 2000, he became a member of the Group Executive Committee, on being appointed Chief Executive of Retail Banking Ireland.    He was appointed Chief Executive of UK Financial Services, Director of Bristol & West plc and Bank of Ireland UK Holdings plc in January 2006.    He was then appointed Director of The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland in October 2006, until his retirement from this position in June 2011.

Des was appointed as Chief Executive Officer – Retail (Ireland & UK) in May 2009 and Chief Executive – Retail UK Division in March 2012.

He is Chairman of Post Office Financial Services and Director of First Rate Exchange Services, the Group’s joint ventures with UK Post Office.   He is also a Director of New Ireland Assurance Company plc. 

Des has a breadth of experience within the Group which he has gathered over twenty five years.

Des Crowley:  Telegraph Interview


You may be interested to read a recent interview given by DES CROWLEY (CEO of Bank of Ireland UK) to the Telegraph.

A link to the Telegraph interview is here:

Event Details

Inn13.jpegGuest Speaker:  Des Crowley, CEO of Bank of Ireland UK

Date:  Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Time:  7.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m.

Venue:  The “Great Hall” at Innholders’ Hall

Cost:  Free

Sponsor: CityJet

Our LBDC  Event Sponsor:  CityJet

cityjet2I would like to thank CityJet  for agreeing to sponsor our  LBDC  speaker event on Wednesday, 8 October.

CityJet offers the most comfortable, flexible and direct travel to and from London.

With up to 8 daily return flights to choose from between the two capitals, passengers can choose the flight that best suits their needs.  Whether it be at home or in the office, passengers will be able to maximise their time where they most need to be with this ideal schedule.

CityJet flies direct to London City Airport, which is just three miles from Canary Wharf, and connected to the London Underground via the Docklands Light Railway.

With a no-queues policy and a host of features tailored for business travellers, London City Airport is the UK’s leading business airport.

CityJet’s in-flight service also has business travellers in mind from all-inclusive fares, with no hidden fees, a free checked bag, and complimentary snacks and drinks on-board. On-board, we guarantee a quiet, comfortable in-flight environment; ideal for working or relaxing. With our dedicated Dublin – London City crew, passengers receive the most personalised service possible when travelling with CityJet, whether for business or pleasure.

CityJet has two classes of service, economy and premium economy, aptly named CityPremium. The highest priority at all times, a total freedom with full flexibility at no extra charge at any moment, increased baggage allowance, with additional in-flight services, CityPremium is our ultimate flight experience!

More Information

If you would like to join us at this exclusive  LBDC  event, please drop me a line:  (colin@lawyersbdc.com).

I look forward to hearing from you.

Have a great evening.



Colin Carroll


LBDC   (“Lawyers’ Business Development Club“)

London │ Dublin │ Dubai │ Boston │ New York


Telephone:   0044 7917 301 070

Website:   http://www.lawyersbdc.com

Twitter:     www.twitter.com/lawyersbdc

Linkedin:   http://www.linkedin.com/in/colincarroll

The  LBDC  is sponsored by:

Global Sponsor:   CityJet

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