Coaching social enterprises that manufacture home decoration and home textiles in business development, export marketing and product range positioning for the EU market. Currently lead consultant in the 5-year programme Home Textiles Laos, which started in 2019. Previous programmes in Colombia, Peru, Indonesia, Vietnam, South Africa and Mongolia.
2009 to date: for the CBI
"Because of Irene, we now understand the steps involved in building a crafts business which values the concepts of sustainability, product and design quality"
- Shui-Meng Ng, Tai Baan Crafts, Laos