President IBEC, Co-founder and Group Managing Director of Trilogy Technologies
Edel Creely is co-founder and Group Managing Director of Trilogy Technologies, a leading IT Managed Services provider in the Irish market and more recently in the UK.
Edel has been a prominent advocate for the indigenous tech sector in Ireland. She was Chair of the Irish Software Association, a forerunner to Ibec’s Technology Ireland, for 2 years. She currently serves on the Government’s ICT Skills Action Plan for Jobs Steering Group and Enterprise Ireland’s High Potential Start-up Advisory Panel. She has been a participant in the Global Irish Economic Forum since 2009 and served on Enterprise Ireland’s Advisory Group on Strategy for the Software Sector 2015-2020. Awarded a Fellowship of the Irish Computer Society in 2015, in 2017 Edel was Awarded TechExcellence IT Person of the Year.
She was appointed to the board of Ibec in 2015, elected Deputy President in September 2016 and President of Ibec in September 2017.
She also serves on the Board of the Marie Keating Foundation, a cancer awareness charity. Edel has a degree in Engineering from Trinity College Dublin, is a classically trained violinist and plays regularly with The Hibernian Orchestra.