Ciaran O'Reilly, MSc Lead Consultant, Facilitator, Trainer
Ciaran initially qualified as an engineer (BE, UCD’81; MSc, University of Missouri ’83; CEng,’85) and has over 25 years of experience working as a manager and leader within various organisations. This career spanning world class multinationals as well as smaller indigenous businesses has enabled Ciaran to develop his management, leadership, team building and facilitation skills.
Clients particularly value his ability to develop people professionally
& personally; creating innovative approaches to solving problems and
maximising performance. Ciaran has presented around the world, creating passion and
enthusiasm with audiences. Areas of
expertise include organisational and staff development, strategic thinking
& planning, innovation & creativity, personal development, performance
management, career development and self awareness. Recent clients have included O2, Nycomed, Oracle, MSD, Mylan and BIM.
John Kenna, MBA Lead Consultant, Facilitator, Trainer
Registered FAS Trainer EFQM Assessor World Class Manufacturing Instructor ILM programme Instructor
John has over 20 years’ experience in Management Development. He has a passionate belief that people are the key to success in any organisation. A former lecturer in the Irish Management Institute, John has held senior roles in service and manufacturing operations. He provides expertise in the areas of Project management, Organisational Development, Training and Quality System implementation and Management Development.
John works as a consultant for a range of private sector and public sector organisations throughout Ireland. Current clients include Oracle, Google, Pfizer and LinkedIn.
Rita Sharkey, BSc. Mgmt (Law) Coach, Facilitator, Trainer
Rita is a highly successful, result driven coach, facilitator and trainer. She has over 20 years of experience in the corporate arena, working with companies including Nixdorf Computer, RBOS, and Oracle EMEA. The last ten years has been specifically focused in the area of sales and management. She is experienced in coaching across all levels of the organisation from junior executives to senior directors. Her areas of expertise include presentation skills, value-selling, team building, leadership effectiveness and collaborative working practices. Her coaching and facilitation style has been described as “motivational, adaptable while focused, assertive yet patient and most importantly fun!!” Rita believes that building trusting relationships is the key to dealing with all challenges in the workplace. Recent corporate clients include LinkedIn and Tolka Area Partnership (for whom Rita is an approved specialist provider).
Marina Meehan Senior HR Consultant
With a background in occupational psychology, Marina has worked in Human Resources for many years and is a renowned expert in the breadth and depth of a broad range of HR issues. She has worked in both the public and private sector and has an excellent track record of achievement, working in a range of Fortune 1000 companies. Marina has applied her experience in numerous organisations to ensure top class talent management and development. Her personal interest lies in enabling people, regardless of their position in life, to identify and work to their potential. She is a creative, innovative and highly energetic individual with a passion for making a difference.
Cyril Kirwan Coach, Facilitator, Trainer
Dr Cyril Kirwan is a highly-experienced work and organisational psychologist. Having worked for many years in the airline and financial services sectors, he now designs and delivers interventions in areas such as leadership development, organisation change and executive coaching for clients in both private and public sectors, in Ireland and abroad. He also undertakes research projects in areas such as learning and development needs analysis, and in particular learning evaluation and transfer from a variety of learning interventions. He is the author of Improving learning transfer: A guide to getting more out of what you put into your training and Making sense of organizational learning: Putting theory into practice (both published by Gower). He holds a M.Sc. in Work and Organisational Psychology and a Doctorate in Business Administration. He is a Certified Management Consultant, a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, an EMCC accredited coach and an Associate Faculty member at a number of business schools in Ireland and the UK.