Presented by Daniel Mulhall, Ireland Ambassador to the United States
Join us for the Boeing Distinguished Guest Lecture Series, hosted by the Boeing Institute of International Business at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business at Saint Louis University as we welcome his Excellency, Daniel Mulhall, the Ambassador of Ireland to the United States. His lecture will address the economic outlook between the U.S., Ireland and the EU in a changing world. A reception will immediately follow to honor the ambassador and the general consul of Ireland in Chicago. A reception will immediately follow to honor the Ambassador and the Consul General of Ireland in Chicago.
Daniel Mulhall became Ireland’s 18th Ambassador to the United States in August 2017. Previously, he served as Ireland’s Ambassador to Germany. He joined the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1978 and received early diplomatic assignments in New Delhi, Vienna, Brussels and Edinburgh where he was Ireland’s first Consul General. In 2005, Ambassador Mulhall was conferred with an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland for his work in connection with the Asian tsunami.
Before coming to Washington, he served as Ireland’s Ambassador in London. During that time, he spoke on political, literary and historical topics at universities in the U.S. and UK. He has served as a guest speaker at the Oxford Literary Festival, the Newbury Festival, the Liverpool Literary Festival and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. In 2017, Ambassador Mulhall was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Liverpool.
During his diplomatic career, Ambassador Mulhall has held numerous positions at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, including Director-General for European Affairs, the Department’s Press Counselor and Ambassador Mulhall is passionate about Irish history and literature. He is the author of A New Day Dawning: A Portrait of Ireland in 1900 and has contributed to numerous books, newspapers and journals. He’s an advocate of public diplomacy and works to promote all things Irish and to engage those of Irish decent around the world. Ambassador Mulhall was raised in Waterford and earned his undergraduate and post-graduate degrees from University College Cork.
The event will take place in the Anheuser-Busch Auditorium of John & Lucy Cook Hall located at 3674 Lindell Blvd. Complimentary parking is available for the event in Saint Louis University's Laclede Garage located at 3602 Laclede Ave.