Policy Agenda

Policy Agenda

Strategic Plan 2019-2022

Waterford Chamber conducts a strategic review and creates a Strategic Plan every four years, the purpose of which is to ensure a consistent service to our members. Our Strategic Plan 2019-2022 is the result of a process which involved consultation with Chamber Directors, staff and members. Through several workshops facilitated by RIKON, WIT School of Business, the thoughts of our members in relation to the Chamber’s role within Waterford over the next three years were extracted and a review of what the Chamber it is doing well and what can be improved upon was conducted.

Click here to download a PDF copy of the Strategic Plan 2019-2022.

Policy Advisory Panels

Waterford Chamber operates Policy Advisory Panels utilising subject matter expertise from within our members to inform and guide our positions and lobbying activities - ensuring we adequately represent the voice of our members. If you wish to become involved then please contact us directly on 051 872639 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


  • Inform, guide and lobby on behalf of Chamber
  • Define Chamber policy on various topics
  • Visibly demonstrate relevance of Chamber
  • Voice for business on local and national level
  • Mentoring and advice to members
  • Quarterly meetings
  • Each panel will have a Chairperson
  • Panels consist of directors and members


Jonathan Earl

Chair: Jonathan Earl – B2B Communications


  • Economic Development
  • Airport/Roads/Port/Rail
  • Construction, Development, Property, Estate Agents
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Architects, Engineers, Engineering Consultants
  • Telecommunications


David McCoy

Chair: David McCoy – House of Waterford Crystal


  • Tourist attractions
  • Hotels
  • Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs
  • Travel agents
  • Arts & Leisure


Kathryn Kiely

Chair: Kathryn Kiely – Glazik Ltd


  • Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology


Anne Marie Caulfield

Chair: Jacqui Kielthy – Fieldmaster


  • Shops, Jewellers, Fashion
  • Motors
  • Pharmacies/Beauty Salons
  • Shopping Centres


Danette Connolly

Chair: Danette Connolly – Home Instead Senior Care/Waterford Hospice


  • UHW
  • Waterford Hospice
  • Human Resources
  • Age Friendly Business Recognition Programme
  • Healthy Ireland / Waterford Healthy Cities


Teresa Jane OMahoney

Chair: Teresa Jane O'Mahoney – BMCI Insurance & Investments


  • Accountants, consultants, insurance, solicitors
  • Audio visual, photographers
  • Banks & financial institutions
  • Printing, graphic design, household & interior design, web design
  • Funeral directors
  • HR, marketing, media
  • Services, cleaning services, security


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What Our Members Say

“Tom Murphy Car Sales Ltd has been a member of Waterford Chamber of Commerce for over 25 years. It’s a membership that serves us well as we find it gives us a platform to interact with similar businesses and puts us in front of a wide audience. Having staged a number of very successful Chamber events, both at our dealership on the Cork Road and at venues chosen by the Chamber, it really puts into perspective the value of networking and meeting with potential customers face to face. We intend to continue the partnership between Waterford Chamber of Commerce and Tom Murphy Car Sales into the future, as the results speak for themselves and we see the value in being a member of Waterford Chamber.”

Tom Murphy, Tom Murphy Car Sales



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