Meet the Team


Breda Fox

Breda has been CEO at the Galway County & City Enterprise Board since 2010. Since then she has been the driving force and energy of the Enterprise Board, consistently steering a client focused service where start-ups and small businesses are encouraged to come for help, assistance and guidance. Breda has been fundamental in creating the supportive environment that has developed to promote entrepreneurship in business and also within schools and colleges. This client focus and motivation will continue in her role as the Head of Enterprise for the Galway LEO – supporting and driving economic development for Galway County & City.

Breda brings a wealth of experience from both Entrepreneurial and Multinational businesses in the private sector which is strategically significant for her vision for the Galway LEO going forward. She will continue to deliver new services and supports, and actively try to find new ways to reach and help clients while working hard to forge and develop strong relationships with clients in order to support and encourage them in.

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Paula Devaney

Paula joined the Galway County & City Enterprise Board Ltd. in 2002 after obtaining First Class Honours in both a Diploma in Management Studies and a Bachelor of Business Studies.  Paula is thirteen years working with the Galway County & City Enterprise Board and she is very knowledgeable on all the supports available.

She enjoys looking after all aspects of the Student Enterprise Awards, including the organisation and hosting of the Regional Awards in Galway for all the local schools.  Paula takes a great interest in observing who are likely to be the future entrepreneurs of the city and county and encouraging the Galway Finalists in the National Finals.  Paula enjoys walking, cycling and spending time with her family and friends.

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