Simone George is a human rights lawyer and advocate, consultant commercial litigator and TED2018 speaker. Everything Simone does is based on her belief in fairness.
Mike Feerick is CEO & Founder of Alison, the world’s largest free learning platform for basic education and workplace skills.
Nicole Ryan is the founder of Alex’s Adventure which is a programme that aims to educate post-primary students on substance misuse and the real-life effects our choices can have.
Pat McCann is founder and CEO of Dalata Hotel Group.
Anne O’Leary is CEO of Vodafone Ireland and oversees SIRO, Vodafone’s joint venture with the ESB.
Sr. Helen Culhane
Sr. Helen Culhane is a counsellor, psychotherapist and Director of the Children’s Grief Centre.
Jack Kavanagh works with Johnson and Johnson Innovation, sits on the board of the National Disability Authority and speaks on topics including resilience, personal leadership and personal growth.
Professor Daire Keogh
Daire Keogh is a Professor of History and Deputy President of Dublin City University.
Pat Culhane is currently a National Games Development Officer with the GAA, a Doctor of Management candidate and runs his own consultancy business.
Paula Cunniffe is CEO of the Mark Pollock Trust and Run in the Dark.
Michelle Carpenter is CEO of Rowing Ireland.
Susuana Olatunji Komolafe
Susuana Olatunji Komolafe is CEO of Afro Diaspora Center Ireland.
Eimear McManus is Director of Digital Works Agency in London.
Aoife Gaffney MSc (Hons) BSc (Open) QFA LIB CMC is the founder and CEO of Prudence Moneypenny Coaching.
Patrick Mulcahy aka The Mindful Farmer is the owner of Ballinwillin House Farm, the only combined organic farmed venison, wild boar and goat farm in Ireland and the UK.
Adaku Ezeudo is a diversity and inclusion consultant, trainer, mentor and coach.
Tracy Gunn works with global leaders on topics including change management, leadership development and unconscious bias.
Emma Langford is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Limerick.
Lorraine Heskin is Founder and Managing Director of Gourmet Food Parlour.
Phil Healy is an Irish international athlete competing in 100m, 200m and 400m events.
Fiona Murphy is a fellow member of the ACCA and holds a Masters in Business Management.
Vicki O’Toole is Managing Director of JJ O’Toole Ltd., Ireland’s leading purveyor of packaging and design.
Andrew Anderson is Executive Director at Front Line Defenders, founded in 2001 to provide rapid and practical support for the security and protection of human rights defenders at risk.
Mary O’Connor is CEO of the Federation of Irish Sport.
Jacqui Hurley is a sports presenter with RTE and has represented Ireland in basketball and played camogie with Cork.
Laura O’Connell is Brand and Communities Manager at innocent Drinks Ireland.
Enda Lynch is Head of Enterprise with Munster Rugby.
David Gillick is a former professional track and field athlete, author, speaker, health advocate and media contributor.
Patrick O’Shea is President of University College Cork and is Chair of the Irish Universities Association.
Enda Corneille is Country Manager (Ireland) for Emirates, overseeing and managing all operations for the Dubai-based carrier in the Irish market.
Joanne Hession founded and is currently CEO of LiFT Ireland, a national initiative to raise the level of leadership across the nation.
Deirdre Twomey is the Head of Bank of Ireland in Kerry.
Ciarán O’Reilly is CEO of Expert Ireland Retail and President of Expert International GMBH.
Rosanne Longmore is the CEO and Co-Founder of Coroflo, a company developing world first breastfeeding technology.
Niamh Fitzpatrick is a psychologist with over 26 years of experience working with sportspeople, individuals and corporate clients.
Eamon Moore is the co-founder of Hikari, a business intelligence and data analytics company.
Noelle O’Connell is Executive Director of European Movement Ireland.
John O’Regan is an Irish international ultra runner and has represented Ireland on the national team at World & European level.
Donal O’Shea is a Consultant Endocrinologist and national lead for management of obesity in Ireland with the HSE.
Sorcha Kavanagh is Coordinator with the Conscious Cup Campaign which aims to reduce waste and encourage reuse with consumers and cafes nationwide.
Brendan McCormack is President of Institute of Technology, Sligo, the largest provider of higher education in the North-West of Ireland.
Tracy Keogh is a co-organiser of Grow Remote, a community project opening up the regions of Ireland to companies who hire remotely.
Dermot Daly is a founder of Tapadoo, a leading app development agency in Dublin.
Diarmuid Crowley is Founder of Wild Orchard Natural Beverages Ltd and Craft Food Traders.
Sue Ronan is Head of Women’s Football with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI).
Alex Cooney is co-founder and CEO of CyberSafeIreland which aims to empower children to be stronger, smarter and safer online.
Seán Hawkshaw is CEO of KBI Global Investors and Director and former Chairman of the Irish Association of Investment Managers.
Dr. Easkey Britton
Dr. Easkey Britton is an internationally renowned professional surfer, artist, scientist and explorer.
Sinead Devlin is Managing Director of Emergenetics Europe and a specialist in the area of organisation development and leadership.
Dr Cormac Corr is a lecturer in physics and leads an internationally recognised research group at the Australian National University (ANU).
Ciara Garvan is the founder of WorkJuggle.com, an innovative, online platform connecting highly skilled professionals with flexible, remote and contract roles.
Caradh O’Donovan is a former World and European Champion Kickboxer and a current Champion Karateka.
Stephanie O’Malley is Founder, CEO and Educational Psychologist of Education DESTY® Ltd.
Declan Hughes is a Founder and Managing Partner of The Grey Matters Network.
Bibi Baskin is a TV and radio presenter, a teacher of social media and public speaking and is a regular speaker on wellness and motivation.
Rob Durran is co-founder of technology company, XINTEC, which focuses on fraud detection for telecom operators.
Stephen Fitzgerald is Chief Executive of Golden Disc Group. Founded in 1962 Golden Discs is Ireland’s largest, oldest, and best-loved entertainment retailer.
Wendy Slattery is the co-founder of The Beauty Buddy app, the first social platform dedicated to beauty and cosmetic products.
Sarah Webb is an award-winning children’s writer and has taught creative writing for over twenty years.
Samantha Kelly is a leading social media strategist, speaker and trainer.
John Hegarty is a former Wexford footballer and hurler and is Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council.
Jennifer Kavanagh is a Lecturer in Law in Waterford Institute of Technology.
Brendan Dunford is a conservationist, co-founder and secretary of the Burrenbeo Trust, Ireland’s only landscape-based charity and is manager of the Burren Programme.
Brendan Courtney is a TV presenter, broadcaster, fashion designer and businessman.
Deborah Somorin is a Senior Associate at PwC and founder of not-for-profit Empower the Family.
Declan O’Connell is a high performance coach and corporate trainer.
Susan O’Dwyer is Chief Executive of Make-A-Wish Ireland and a leading figure in the Irish charity sector.
Lisa Dillon is General Manager of Microsoft EMEA Digital Sales Centre, building and leading a team of over 700 people, based in Dublin.
Orla O’Brien is CEO of LauraLynn Children’s Hospice and has almost 30 years of experience working in children’s healthcare.
Bill Kelly is Managing Director of Kelly’s Resort Hotel, Rosslare and the fourth generation Kelly to run the hotel.
Eamon Stack is founder and CEO of technology charity ENCLUDE.
Catherine Cox is Head of Communications and Carer Engagement at Family Carers Ireland
Joy Neville is a former Ireland woman’s rugby international captain and current rugby international referee.
Andy Miller was appointed as CEO of Folens Publishers in June 2017, having first joined Folens as Sales and Marketing Director in October 2015.
Beatrice Dooley is the President of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors (IGC).
Mary Harney served as Tánaiste for 10 years before retiring from politics in 2011, she now acts as a consultant and is involved in several charitable organisations.
Sheila Porter is the founder and CEO of SciFest, an innovative, all-inclusive programme of STEM fairs at local, regional and national levels.
Anne McCormack is a psychotherapist registered with The Irish Council for Psychotherapy and The Family Therapy Association of Ireland.
Doireann Barrett is the founding owner of The Gluten Free Kitchen Company, a multi-award-winning food and wellness brand.
Claire Hennessy is the author of twelve novels for young people and has taught at the Centre for Talented Youth Ireland at DCU since 2005.
Lisa Fingleton is the coordinator of Moving On, an exciting new employment programme for women in Kerry, she is also a prolific artist, filmmaker and writer.
Sinead McCoy is Clean Coasts programme manager with An Taisce, engaging communities and individuals in the protection of Ireland’s beaches, seas, waterways and marine life.
Margaret Kissane is founding owner of Connect Publications which she established in 2014.
Susan HayesCulleton, CFA, “The Positive Economist” is Managing Director of the Hayes Culleton Group, providers of training, speaking and content development services in financial markets, economics and entrepreneurship.
Lisa-Nicole Dunne is CEO of CMRF who raise funds for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin and Ireland’s only dedicated paediatric research centre, The National Children’s Research Centre.
Helen Burns is an award-winning business coach, speaker, trainer and MC.
James McManus is Founder and Managing Director of adventure travel company Earth’s Edge.
Derval O’Rourke is one of Ireland’s most decorated athletes with 5 major international athletics medals to her name including the title of World Champion.
Mari Cahalane is Head of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition and is national organiser for EUCYS 2018.
Ciara Donlon is Founder & CEO of Theya Healthcare, specialists in post-surgery lingerie.
Sharen McCabe is Director of McCabes Pharmacy, a leading Irish owned pharmacy chain of 28 outlets across the country.
Eamon Ryan is leader of The Green Party and served both as a TD for Dublin South and as a Government Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.
Liz O’Donnell is Director of Policy, Government Affairs and Communications at MSD Ireland and is Chairperson of the Road Safety Authority.
Caroline Sugrue is Operations Director with DCS Group, an energy solutions provider and is also Chairperson of Cara Credit Union, located in Co.Kerry.
Mary Beary is a corporate trainer specialising in Leadership and Personal Development and is also a widely experienced business mentor and career coach.
Edel Creely is co-founder and Managing Director of Trilogy Technologies, a leading IT Managed Services provider.
Pádraig McGillicuddy is a tourism and hospitality industry professional with more than 20 years experience in various management roles both internationally and in Ireland.
Nicki Hoyne is CEO and Founder of My Shining Armour, an online fashion jewellery and accessories store.
Dr. Olivia Hurley
Dr. Olivia Hurley is Assistant Professor of Psychology and Sport Psychology in IADT and a Visiting Assistant Professor in UCD.
Alan O’Neill is a consultant, trainer, non-executive director and a visiting professor with ESA Beirut, he is also a trusted mentor to many CEOs and board directors.
Pat Divilly is a best selling author, corporate speaker, world traveller and high-performance coach.
Jess Kavanagh is the founder of Olann, which offers a range of sophisticated coloured yarns from ethically sourced materials.
Dr. Niamh Shaw
Dr. Niamh Shaw is an Irish engineer, scientist and performer and one of Ireland’s leading science communicators and STEAM specialists.
Vanessa Tierney is co-founder of Abodoo, an exciting global and intuitive platform that is connecting companies with remote working professionals.
Mary Davis is the CEO of Special Olympics International, a movement that currently serves nearly 5 million athletes with intellectual disabilities.
Diarmaid Gavin is a partner with over 13 years’ experience at Ronan Daly Jermyn, one of Ireland’s leading law firms.
Karina Kelly is co-founder and director of 3 e-commerce related businesses.
Deirdre Waldron is a partner with Fuzion Communications, a national, award-winning communications and creative agency.
Pamela Newenham is the co-founder and co-CEO of GirlCrew, a social networking app for women to make new friends.
Stephen Cluskey is an award-winning entrepreneur, TEDx and public speaker and disability advocate.
Maura Quinn was appointed as Chief Executive of the Institute of Directors in Ireland in 2008 and is responsible for leading the strategic development of the IoD.
Liam Sheedy is Munster Provincial Director for Bank of Ireland and is a former All-Ireland winning manager with the Tipperary senior hurling team.
Francis Fitzgibbon, founder and CEO of StoryStock.com is an experienced journalist, radio producer and documentary maker.
Ciara Conlon is a leadership coach with many years’ experience coaching and delivering executive training programmes to CEOs and teams of all sizes.
Siobhán Stack is the founder of Ulluv an online business which provides sets of matching bags and hospital bag items.
Amanda Roche Kelly
Amanda Roche Kelly is Managing Director of Just Eat in Ireland, the world’s leading marketplace for online food delivery.
Dr Clare Kambamettu
Dr Clare Kambamettu is a clinical psychologist and in 2010 was selected as the International Rose of Tralee.
Elerina Conneely is the Group Financial Controller at Kerry Group.
Noelle O’Connor is an experienced Managing Director and Founder of TanOrganic the only eco-certified self-tanning brand in the world.
Ailbhe Keane is Founder and Creative Director of Izzy Wheels along with her sister Izzy.
Orla Moran is General Manager of recruitment website IrishJobs.ie.
Donna Kennedy is a three-time bestselling author, qualified psychologist, business and life coach.
Orlagh Deegan owns Choice Training & Consultancy, a leading provider of Food Safety & HACCP and Health & Safety training.
Shane Finn is a 25-year-old endurance athlete who has completed 12 Marathons in 12 Days, 24 Marathons in 24 Days and Ironman Triathlons all over the world.
Donal Vaughan is Director of Vaughan Shoes comprising of 3 stores in Mayo and also plays Gaelic football with the Mayo senior team.
Janine Bosak is an Associate Professor in Organisational Psychology and Director of Research of the Leadership and Talent Institute (LTI) at Dublin City University.
Fiona Forman is an author, teacher and facilitator/trainer in the area of well-being and positive psychology in the education system.
Lorraine Butler is Managing Director of CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales and marketing specialists.
Nina Arwitz is CEO of Volunteer Ireland, the national volunteer development organisation that celebrates, supports and advances volunteering in Ireland.
Colum O’Sullivan set up Cully & Sully in September 2004 with Cullen Allen from Ballymaloe House. They supply over 1,500 shops nationwide.
Tammy Darcy is the founder of The Shona Project, a non-profit organisation that educates, inspires and empowers Irish girls.
Aidan Kelly is President of Tralee Chamber Alliance and is a qualified financial advisor and a fellow of the Life Insurance Association since 2004.
Louise McDonnell is an online and social media marketing expert and is passionate about delivering Facebook, SEO, website marketing training and coaching.
Gillian Moore is Managing Director of make-up and cosmetics brand Fuschia which she co-founded in 2005.
Adam Coleman is CEO and owner of HRLocker a cloud HR Platform that is built for companies in the tech, professional services and not for profit sector.
Larry Bass is CEO of independent production company ShinAwiL which he established in 1999.
Ian Harkin is Managing Director of Arklu Ltd, established in 2011 to develop children’s entertainment brands including their own brand Lottie which was brought to market in 2012.
Sadie Chowen is CEO and perfumer/creative director of The Burren Perfumery which she purchased in 2001.
Alison Ritchie is the Managing Director of Polar Ice Ltd., Ireland’s leading manufacturer of dry ice products since 1996.
Andy Moran is an award winning senior footballer with Mayo and owner of The Movement Gym in Castlebar which he opened in 2015.
Barrie Rogers is Managing Director of Chia Bia which he founded in 2009. Chia Bia is one of Europe’s largest suppliers of chia seeds.
Jennifer Rock is the CEO and founder of The Skin Nerd online skin consultancy and the Cleanse Off Mitt makeup removal tool.
Dick Henggeler is owner of The Rose Hotel, Tralee, Co. Kerry which he purchased along with his wife Eibhlin in 2015.
Deirdre Garvey is the founding Chief Executive Officer of charitable non-profit The Wheel, Ireland’s association of charities, community and voluntary organisations.
Don O’Neill is an internationally renowned fashion designer and serves as the Creative Director for THEIA.
Niamh Sherwin-Barry is a director of Irish Fairy Door Company. Niamh has been working with children since 2002.
Domini Kemp is a trained chef and together with her sister Peaches Kemp is co-founder of itsa. The company has grown to 5 brands with over 100 employees across 14 locations.
Sinead Kane is a certified mediator, motivational speaker, athlete, writer and qualified as Ireland’s first visually impaired solicitor in 2009.
Tony Corrigan is Founder and CEO of TenderScout, a Software as a Service (SaaS) that qualifies government contracting opportunities for small-medium businesses.
Geraldine King is a qualified technician, trainer, and leadership coach and is CEO of the National Recruitment Federation.
John Lonergan served in the Irish Prison Service for over 42 years. He was Governor of Mountjoy Prison for over 22 years.
Sylvester Neylon established Neylons Facility Management in 2004 and has successfully grown the company to almost 600 employees.
Greg Canty is a Managing Partner of Fuzion Communications, a full service Marketing and PR agency with offices in Dublin and Cork.
Mary Lucey is the first female Principal in Kerry College of Further Education and has an excellent track record of over 20 years experience working in the third-level sector.
Deirdre McGlone is one of the outstanding hoteliers and businesswomen in Ireland and played a pivotal role in the development of the award winning Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal.
Colm O’Brien is the founder of Carambola – School Lunches Sorted which supplies packed lunches to 32,000 children daily all over Ireland.
Alan Kingston is owner and manager of Glenilen Farm, producers of authentic farmhouse dairy products.
Louis Byrne is founder and Managing Director of LB Retailing Limited, a Tralee based company operating 3 retail convenience stores under the SPAR brand.
Margot Slattery is country president for Sodexo Ireland and has corporate governance and directorial responsibility for all its operations in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Orla is a leading fashion and events PR Consultant and also a TV stylist on Ireland’s top rated afternoon show RTE Today.
Jim Garvey is a Director of the Garvey Group which was founded 1965 by Tomas Garvey from a corner shop in Dingle, Kerry, but now comprises nine Stores.
Maria Walsh is a businesswoman, broadcaster and was crowned the 2014 International Rose of Tralee.
Adrian Mulvihill is Chief Strategy Officer at FEXCO Group, which is a privately owned Kerry based company employing over 2000 people around the world.
Dan O’Donoghue is a leading trainer in Ireland in the field of Networking & Referral Generation and also a Certified Network Trainer with Asentiv Worldwide.
Tom O’Leary is co-founder and CFO of HQ Co Working Space Ltd. and HQ Tralee a 1 GB Hub with a mix of co-working, individual office suites and event space.
Vinnie Lynch is a proven CEO with a passion for Startups and SME’s. He’s held senior positions at a number of companies.
Jamie White is an Irish entrepreneur, currently working on Leading Social, a social media marketing agency.