Cormac Murphy

Cormac  Murphy

Head of the EIB Group Office for Ireland

European Investment Bank

Mr Murphy was appointed in early 2017 as the new Head of the EIB Group Office for Ireland in Dublin following the opening by the EIB group of an office in Ireland. In this role M. Murphy is responsible for enhancing EIB’s engagement with national stakeholders while coordinating the efforts to broaden and expand the impact of EIB financing across the country. Mr. Murphy brings extensive experience gained over the last 23 years with EIB to this role. Prior to taking up this position in Dublin, Mr. Murphy was Head of Division for Infrastructure New Products and Special Transactions in the EIB, with responsibility for new infrastructure product development including EIB’s subordinated/mezzanine debt activity. In this capacity, he also led the implementation of the flagship European Project Bond (credit enhancement) Initiative and development of new EIB products as part of the Investment Plan for Europe (Juncker Plan), such as Corporate Hybrid debt. Prior to this, Mr Murphy was responsible for regional lending operations in several EU member states and for corporate credit risk management. He joined the EIB in 1994 from EDC, the national export credit agency of Canada, where he was responsible for project financing in Latin America; having previously worked in financial services and corporate treasury in Luxembourg, the UK and Ireland. Mr Murphy is an Irish national and a citizen of Canada and holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Economics from Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin. He is married (Swedish) with three children. 

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