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Kenny Deery

Kenny is Chief Executive Officer of Galway Chamber.

A native of Achill, in County Mayo, Kenny has almost 20 years experience in the Retail Banking sector and most recently served as Regional Engagement Manager for AIB in Galway, serving both city and county. Prior to that, he held a wide variety of roles within AIB serving the business and community sectors. Kenny also has a strong background in Business and Community Development, Innovation and Tourism and has been a board member of a number of organisations in the community and tourism sectors in Mayo and Galway. He has led several business development delegations to the US, on behalf of the Achill local development organisation– Comhlacht Forbartha Áitiúil Acla – and worked collaboratively with a range of state and semi-state organisations on various initiatives for the island. He holds a Corporate MBA from University of Limerick, a range of qualifications from the Institute of Bankers and a Diploma in Marketing and Public Relations from the Irish Academy of Public Relations.


Elaine Murphy
Events and Marketing Manager

Elaine is responsible for developing an engaging programme of events and sponsorship opportunities for the members of Galway Chamber. Her role also involves managing Galway Chamber’s communications and marketing activities, ensuring that members’ interests and the Chamber are represented appropriately to key stakeholders, government, the business community and the media.



Betsy Boland
Head of Membership & Outreach

Betsy's role will include connecting with member companies of all sizes to understand how the Chamber can be of most value and to share how members can optimize the Chamber’s support. She will also engage with incoming FDI’s to support their transition to Galway and develop relationships that will enrich the greater Galway community



Saileog Droney
Marketing & Events Administrator

Saileog is responsible for marketing and communications activities for Galway Chamber. She manages and is responsible for Galway Chamber’s website, as well as producing digital content for all platforms. Saileog works with our members to promote their businesses through various initiatives.