James Flahavan is the International Business Development Manager for Flahavan’s. Flahavan’s sell their products to 20 countries around the world, one of the most important markets being the USA. As well as this role, he has responsibility for sustainability initiatives at Flahavan’s and managing their Origin Green program. He came into the family business in 2010 and is the seventh generation to join the family business since 1785. Prior to this, he worked in investment banking in the UK for a number of years having graduated as a Civil Engineer from UCD and following this with a Master’s Degree in Quantitative Finance from Smurfit Business School. He is also a qualified Chartered Management Accountant.