Travel Tales with Fergal
My guest Annie Kennedy this week is part of the Expat Lives series. Ireland has a tradition of university graduates emigrating for work all over the world and seeking out new adventures. Annie left Ireland straight after studying in DCU and worked abroad ever since
Annie has had an eventful and high octane career working in sports marketing for UEFA, FIFA, Eurosport, F1 and Shell on the Ferrari F1 team and more recently on the commercial side for shell in Africa.
Annie shares great tales of working of on some of the most memorable sporting events over the last 20 years including the Euro's in Portugal in 2004 and the World Cup in Germany in 2006.
Annie has worked both directly for F1 and also representing Shell on the Ferrari F1 team. She has worked with four World Champion drivers Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa, Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel. This was a dream job for any lovers of F1 and Ferrari.
Annie is currently working for shell throughout Africa and she shares why that continent has such a special place in her heart.
Fergal O’Keeffe is the host of Travel Podcast Travel Tales with Fergal which is a weekly interview series listened to in over 70 countries. He interviews a special guest about their travels, adventures and experiences living abroad. The guests all have inspirational stories that enable people to armchair travel in their imagination.
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