Joanne Hession founded and is currently CEO of LiFT Ireland, a national initiative to raise the level of leadership across the nation.
Brendan McCormack is President of Institute of Technology, Sligo, the largest provider of higher education in the North-West of Ireland.
Patrick O’Shea is President of University College Cork and is Chair of the Irish Universities Association.
Dr Cormac Corr is a lecturer in physics and leads an internationally recognised research group at the Australian National University (ANU).
Stephanie O’Malley is Founder, CEO and Educational Psychologist of Education DESTY® Ltd.
Sarah Webb is an award-winning children’s writer and has taught creative writing for over twenty years.
Jennifer Kavanagh is a Lecturer in Law in Waterford Institute of Technology.
Mike Feerick is CEO & Founder of Alison, the world’s largest free learning platform for basic education and workplace skills.
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).
Sheila Porter is the founder and CEO of SciFest, an innovative, all-inclusive programme of STEM fairs at local, regional and national levels.
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.
Orlagh Deegan owns Choice Training & Consultancy, a leading provider of Food Safety & HACCP and Health & Safety training.
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.
Tammy Darcy is the founder of The Shona Project, a non-profit organisation that educates, inspires and empowers Irish girls.
Geraldine King is a qualified technician, trainer, and leadership coach and is CEO of the National Recruitment Federation.
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.
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.