Vice President, European Investment Bank
Andrew McDowell joined the European Investment Bank as Vice President in September 2016, and has responsibility for energy and agriculture lending, economics and institutional relations with 10 European and 15 Asian countries. He is the first Irish member of the bank’s Management Committee for 12 years.
Prior to joining the European Investment Bank, Andrew McDowell was Economic Advisor to the Taoiseach, Ireland’s Prime Minister, since 2011. He has 20 years of experience in economic policy and public service management. Prior to working for the Taoiseach, Andrew was Chief Economist at the Irish business development agency, Forfás, and European Deputy Editor at the Economist Intelligence Unit. He holds an MBA from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and studied at John Hopkins University and University College Dublin.