MBA Guest Speaker: Mr Paul Scully, Vice President HR, Director EMEA, Intel Corp

Paul Scully photo MBA guest lecture

Mr Paul Scully, Vice President HR, Director EMEA, Intel Corp gave a guest lecture to MBA Strategic Management class titled: Strategy, Technology and the Future for Organisations on October 12th, 2017.
Paul Scully is responsible for the entire EMEA HR Essential Services in Intel, across a highly dispersed & diverse environment, spanning 35+ countries.
Paul gave an informative and engaging talk on 
'Strategy and Techology, Past and Present in Intel Corp'. Paul has extensive experience in Strategic Workforce planning, Executive Leadership Development, Strategic Organisational Capability development and transformation, Employee Engagement, Strategic Talent Acquisition, Communications, Compensation & Benefits, Strategic HR Operations.

  12th October 2017

J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics,  NUI Galway


Executive MBA Masterclass - 1st February 2018 - Gerald Lawless, Chairman of the World Travel and Tourism Council

Gerald Lawless MBA Masterclass

In conversation with Gerald Lawless, Chairman of World Travel and Trade Council and former Head of Tourism & Hospitality, Dubai Holding and CEO of Jumeirah GrGerald Lawless started his career with Forte Hotels, which culminated in him leading and growing Forte’s operations in the Middle East. After a 23-year career with Forte Hotels, he joined Jumeirah in 1997 and led its establishment as one of the premier luxury hotel brands in the world. Taking on the challenge of launching Burj Al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel, after the successful introduction of Jumeirah Beach Hotel to an eager travelling public, Mr. Lawless went on to become President and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Jumeirah Group. Currently, Jumeirah Group has a portfolio of 23 hotels across 12 worldwide destinations, along with an impressive array of 100 restaurants in the UAE.  In 2016 Mr. Lawless assumed a leadership position responsible for tourism and hospitality in Dubai Holding, the Group’s parent company.  In 2017 he took up the chairmanship of the World Travel and Trade Council.

Mr. Lawless is a Graduate of Shannon College of Hotel Management in Ireland and holds an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management from the Johnson & Wales University, State of Rhode Island, USA; an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from the National University of Ireland, Galway; and an Honorary Doctorate from the Middlesex University Dubai.

Thursday 1st February 2018

J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics,  NUI Galway

 Refreshments served at 6.00 pm – Masterclass starts at 6.30 pm sharp

Registration required– please email Mairéad McKeon at