Liam leads government affairs activities for IBM in Europe, including relationships with the European Union institutions in Brussels and national governments across the continent. He leads a team of more than 25 government affairs professionals.
Key areas of focus include AI, privacy, cyber security, digitization of industry, intellectual property, trade policy, workforce flexibility and pensions, digital skills, taxation and the creation of a Digital Single Market in the EU.
Liam joined IBM in February 2012, having spent 15 years in senior government relations positions at Ford Motor Company, based in the UK, Brussels and Asia Pacific.
He is Vice Chair of the BusinessEurope Digital Economy Taskforce and has served as a Board Member of the American Chambers of Commerce in the EU and Thailand, as well a Board Member of DIGITALEUROPE.
Liam holds a Degree in Politics from the University of Bristol, in the UK. He resides in Tervuren, Belgium, with his wife and three children.