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Emer Cooney

Emer Cooney

Enterprise & Innovation Community Manager, Bank of Ireland

Emer is an Environmental Biologist, Science Communicator, and Entrepreneur. After working in environmental policy analysis in Trinity College following her Msc. Degree, Emer trained in broadcast-quality video production and worked with RPS Consulting’s communications team, and with RTE’s long-running Eco Eye series. Emer then worked independently to produce videos for Environmental NGOs, and simultaneously developed her award-winning IoT animal health brand, Hydrasure. Emer subsequently joined AquaTT as a science communicator and knowledge transfer officer on innovation-led H2020-funded projects relating to marine and aquaculture sciences.

Emer now works with Bank of Ireland and helps start-ups in her role as Enterprise & Innovation Community Manager for the Leinster region, based at The Hatch Lab in Gorey, and is studying part-time towards an Msc. Degree in Sustainable Finance at UCD Smurfit Business School.