Board Member

Lorraine Cooke

Second Secretary, Embassy of Ireland, The Netherlands


Lorraine Cooke has been Second Secretary at the Embassy of Ireland since August 2015 and represents the Embassy on the Board of the Ireland Netherlands Business Association.  She was previously based in the Development Cooperation Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin, working on trade Promotion and inclusive economic growth.

Prior to that she was an advisor on a World Bank-funded programme in the Ministry of Planning and Development in Mozambique, where she also spent two years working on the governance team of the Embassy of Ireland.  Lorraine also worked for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Timor-Leste.  She has further experience working for the public and private sectors as well as national and international non-governmental organisations.

Lorraine has a BA in International Business and Languages and an MA in International Studies.  She speaks fluent Irish, French, Spanish and Portugese, as well as basic Dutch and German. 


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Account name:            Ireland Netherlands Business Association (Amsterdam).
IBAN:    NL61ABNA0547389086