This episode of the "EACCNY Brexit Musings" series explores the impact of the Northern Irish Protocol on the Withdrawal Agreement and delves deeper into the various outcomes and consequences of Brexit. Our speaker today is Lucinda Creighton, CEO of Vulcan Consulting; who is accompanied by her colleague, Scott McCulloch.
Lucinda Creighton is CEO of Vulcan Consulting Ltd and is a former Irish Minister for European Affairs and Member of the Irish Parliament. As Minister for European Affairs she represented Ireland in key negotiations on Ireland’s EU/IMF bailout, leading to a reduction in interest rates and the extension of Ireland’s repayment schedules. She has extensive knowledge of the EU bureaucratic infrastructure and regulatory systems. As CEO of Vulcan Consulting, she works closely with CEOs and senior management teams to assist them in understanding and navigating the political, policy and decision-making environment in Europe, Ireland and across the E.U. She has an extensive network across Europe having also previously served as Vice President of the European People’s Party (EPP).
Scott McCulloch is a Senior Account Executive at Vulcan Consulting. He positions clients operating in the security and digital sectors on EU regulatory and governmental affairs. Before joining Vulcan Consulting, Scott worked for the public affairs team of a global public relations firm in Brussels where he gained experience monitoring EU political and regulatory developments in digital and financial services policy. He has practical institutional experience having worked as a parliamentary assistant for a prominent Scottish MEP. Before embarking on a career in public affairs Scott worked as a litigation lawyer in Scotland.