Entrepreneur, advocate of diversity and inclusion. In 1980, together with two partners, Irene founded ibs International Business Services, a Business Centre and Translation Agency, offering serviced office accommodation and multi-lingual translation and interpreting services, to Greek and International corporations and individuals.
At the same time represented the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) U.K. organizing promotional and educational activities, coordinating two-way trade missions between the U.K., Greece and Cyprus for exporters, importers, chefs and trade press.
From 2021 specializing in translation, localization and interpreting services from and into Greek covering a wide range of languages and subject matter, as well as text editing and creative writing.
Marketing Consultant in the Food and Beverage industry for trade between the U.K. Greece and Cyprus.
In 1985 first woman to be elected to the Board of Directors of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, serving as British President from 2000-2011, is now Honorary President and continues as an elected Board Member.