Neil Dee is studying for a Masters in International Relations (specialising in ‘Global Conflict in the Modern Era’) at Leiden University in The Netherlands. Neil was recently employed as Deputy Manager, Enterprise Policy Engagement at the British Irish Chamber of Commerce where he was responsible for the Chamber’s #MyAmbition Emerging Leaders Initiative, business development, member relationships, indigenous enterprise policy and special projects. He also served as Chief Development Officer for the B2B online platform Kmend, a role he took up in August 2019. Neil has diverse professional experience in a variety of national and international political environments, including the Taipei Representative Office in Ireland, Embassy of Ireland, Germany and the constituency office of Dara Calleary TD. In 2019, he participated in the ‘German-Irish Visitor’s Programme – Young Leaders’ exchange organised by the German Federal Foreign Office and was subsequently invited to join the Institute for International and European Affairs (IIEA) Emerging Voices Group. Neil is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin with a BA (Honours) in History and Political Science.