Manager of Enterprise Ireland’s Regions and Entrepreneurship Division
Mark Christal is the manager of the Regions and Entrepreneurship division in Enterprise Ireland responsible for working with Irish owned companies to support them in key business areas including Competitiveness, Innovation, Leadership and Management development.
Prior to this role, Mark held numerous management positions in Enterprise Ireland. He has previously managed the Primary Meats and Food Technology department responsible for working with client companies in the sector. Additionally, he led the Client Management Development & Client Skills department responsible for driving the leadership and management capabilities within Irish-owned companies, to help them compete for, and win, global sales.
Mark previously had responsibility for eight years for Human Resource Management within Enterprise Ireland. In this role, in addition to his HR responsibilities, Mark led the review and development of several major change programmes within Enterprise Ireland. Mark is a member of the Enterprise Ireland Senior Leadership Executive team.
Mark is a Masters graduate of University College Dublin and also holds an MBS in Human Resource Management from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.
Mark is from Dublin and is married with two young children.