International Trade and Investment Specialist
Colin McCullagh is a Director of OCO Global, responsible for its trade services division, where we are DIT’s official delivery partner for the US and UAE markets.
Colin is a successful International Trade and Investment Specialist, trained through IBM sales school, with 10 years’ direct commercial experience and 10 years working for and on behalf of economic development organisations including Enterprise Ireland, JETRO and DIT.
In May 2009, Colin established the Brazil office for Enterprise Ireland in Sao Paulo and served as the Director of Latin America until 2012. In 2014, Colin joined OCO and served as Director on a large European project for the Japanese Government helping UK and European companies to enter and grow their business in Japan.
In the last decade, Colin has helped over 500 SMEs to assess, enter and grow new export markets. He currently oversees export support programmes with regions including UK, N.Ireland, Missouri, Ohio, Colorado, Maine and Rhode Island among others.
Colin’s skills include solution sales, international strategy and client relationship management. He is very experienced in helping Economic Development Organisations and SMEs to deliver on their international objectives. He is fluent in English and Portuguese.
From the UAE to the USA: Post-Brexit opportunities for SMEs
As the Government looks to build stronger global trading links post-Brexit, OCO provides fresh insights into two core markets that present exciting opportunities for the UK SME.