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Mary Carroll is a Business Strategist & Coach with over 25 years experience in design engineering, management consulting and business development. She has worked in senior management and management consulting roles, in various sectors. She has supported clients in personal growth, business process change, systems implementation, technology acquisitions, strategy development and planning. Mary now specialises in helping individuals and organisations to grow and realise their full potential through her business www.growthpotential.ie. She has a particular interest in the benefits of gender balance and has developed “Double X” (www.doublex.ie), a series of programmes to promote gender balance as a business opportunity and to support organisations in retaining and benefitting from all their talent. Mary holds a Bachelor of Engineering from UCD, an MBA from DCU and a Diploma in Coaching from the Coach Institute of Ireland. She is a mentor with Enterprise Ireland and is an accredited coach with the AC (Association for Coaching). AcC_blue




Will Devas is an experienced and highly regarded not-for-profit senior executive and consultant with expertise in: Strategic planning and reviews; organisational development & management; programme/project management; programme/project evaluations; team/group facilitation; and increasing experience in mental health and resilience.   He has proven leadership, facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills and is excellent at facilitating others to reflect on and define priorities and implementation plans for success. He fundamentally believes that individuals and organisations are the best architects of their own solutions, goals and plans and that his role is to facilitate them in that process through listening, questioning, challenging, giving feedback and sometimes making recommendations based on his broad experience.   Until November 2017 Will was CEO of the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation (Glencree) for over four years.  Glencree, under Will’s leadership, moved from a position of considerable precariousness to stability and Will managed to re-establish Glencree as a highly trusted and vital civil society support to the ongoing peace process on this island.   Previously Will worked as a consultant conducting strategic planning and evaluations for clients; worked for Concern Worldwide for nine years both overseas and in head office; was involved in large event management (FIFA World Cups - 2002 & 2006 and the Verbier Music Festival) and in hotel management and managing a property portfolio in ski industry. He is in his final year of a 4 year MSc in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy with Turning Point Institute (accredited by UCC).



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Principal at Dwyer Doyle Associates, Geraldine Doyle is multi-disciplinary qualified and brings a unique critical perspective to any situation where an objective and committed approach is required.
  • MBA qualified Mechanical engineer with 13 years experience in MNC environments with senior manufacturing manager responsibility.
  • Executive Coach and Career coach with BSc in Psychology and Masters in Work and Organisational Psychology
  • BPS Registered Level A and Level B (Intermediate) Psychometrician accredited with SHL (OPQ32i), Thomas International (PPA, TEIQue), Career Decision Maker and experience with AQR and Cut-e.
  • Skilled communicator working with people at all levels to build self-awareness, acquire new skills , improve performance and achieve objectives.
  • Consultant researcher with excellent detail and analytical skills with experience working with EGFSN on future skills requirements in manufacturing.