Ailbhe MullenExecutive Director - IIBN
Ailbhe joined IIBN in 2015 as Executive Director in the London Head Office. Ailbhe is no stranger to IIBN as she is a founding board member of IIBN New York Chapter which founded in 2008, was Vice Chair 2013 -2014 and is still on the NY board. Ailbhe lived in New York for 22 plus years, During the time in the New York Ailbhe worked in the Hotel & Hospitality Industry and Real Estate Industry,
Prior to moving to London, Ailbhe opened a restaurant in the West Village; she managed the project and was the General Manager. Prior to that Ailbhe worked in the Real Estate Industry with The Corcoran Group as Senior Sales Executive. Ailbhe was a trusted advisor for all types of property transactions and had a large client base of buyers, sellers, investors, and renters from across the globe seeking to live or invest in New York. She also helped people with their relocation process. Ailbhe still manages properties for some of her clients and still holds a NY real Estate Licence.
At the Parker Meridian Ailbhe engaged in various departments within the Hotel, as the role of assistant manager. Later, as Director of Restaurants, Ailbhe was responsible for Norma’s Breakfast Restaurant, and the opening and ongoing management of the popular Burger Joint.
Ailbhe worked at Quaker Ridge Golf Club when she first arrived in New York and was there when they hosted The Walker Cup in 1997.
Ailbhe was honoured at the IIBN Opportunity Conference 2014 with the Outstanding Contribution Award. Ailbhe was honoured as one of the ‘Top 40 under 40 Irish/Irish American ′ by the Irish Echo. Ailbhe has a Master’s degree in Hotel & Hospitality Management from Colchester University in England and a diploma in Human Resources Management from New York University.