John Teeling – Great Northern Distillery

  • Dr John Teeling, Executive Chairman, 162 Group

    Dr John Teeling holds degrees in Economics and Business from University College Dublin.

    John, a serial entrepreneurial, has established several companies in the oil and gas and resource sectors for more than 30 years.

    He is the founder and chairman of Connemara Mining, Petrel Resources, Minco, African Gold, Persian Gold, West African Diamonds and Botswana Diamonds all listed on the London Stock Exchange. He is also the founder and a former director of Kenmare Resources and a former director of Arcon.

    As founder and chairman of Cooley Distillery, he oversaw its sale to Jim Beam in 2011 for over €70 million.