Rosemarie’s interest in Learning and Development and Organisational Development is reflected in her passion about people.  Her commitment to nurture employees to bring their best, so they can deliver the highest quality of medical products and provide exceptional customer experiences for Chanelle Pharma.

Her mission is to create meaningful connections with each new employee once they join Chanelle Pharma.  Rosemarie has been instrumental in developing an innovative approach to Induction and On-boarding across the Chanelle group.  It entails an immersive 30-60-90-day employee experience while ensuring a pathway to create Employee Development opportunities throughout the Employee Lifecycle.

Rosemarie’s mantra is ‘Mattering Matters’ and her work ethic is to always put ‘People First’.  She has a deep curiosity about people’s motivations and continuously seeks to apply her broad knowledge and Leadership experience to enhance both the employee and meet the company’s objectives.   Rosemarie has studied her craft globally and will always rises to the challenge to inspire people with a positive attitude and ability to translate strategy into tangible business results.

Eamon Walsh is Head of Faculty Engagement for Online, Flexible & Professional Development at Atlantic Technological University.

Eamon joined Galway Mayo Institute in 2014 as a lecturer in Software Development at the Department of Computer Science and Applied Physics in the School of Science. His specialist teaching areas included Web Technologies, Cloud Computing and Computer Architecture. Eamon served as Head of Department of Enterprise & Technology in the School of Business for six years and most recently as Project Innovation Manager on the Higher Education 4.0 project, an innovation project funded through the Human Capital Initiative. Eamon has over 20 years industry experience, working for both multi-nationals in Ireland and overseas and SMEs in technical and management roles including running his own business for 10 years.


Tréasa Fitzgibbon specialises in helping ambitious professionals navigate and accelerate their career. She is Executive Coach, Speaker & Facilitator. She is passionate about creating fair working environments, and equipping individuals with the skills they need to achieve their career goals.

Prior to coaching, Tréasa spent 20+ years in the Financial Services industry in Dublin, London, and New York, culminating in a Managing Director role heading up a global sales team. Tréasa understands the commitment required to be successful in today’s fast-paced environment and is uniquely positioned to help people navigate the challenges they face in reaching their goals. Having spent years working around the globe, she also understands the complexity of adapting to different cultures.

Dan Potts is a seasoned career coach with over 14 years of experience working with clients from all corners of the globe. He takes a collaborative, creative, and open-ended approach to help his clients explore their passions, lead fulfilling lives, and reach their full potential as both professionals and individuals.

As a business leader, Dan has worked with clients across various industries and has extensive experience in recruiting for global businesses. This gives him a unique insight into the hiring process and profile building, ensuring that his clients receive real-world insights into their professional journeys and get the most value out of their programmes.

Dan's commitment to his clients is unwavering, and his guarantee is that he will work tirelessly to help them achieve excellence with positivity, realism, optimism, and a willingness to support their success. If you're ready for a change, Dan will be right there with you, offering his expertise in career, mindset, and life coaching.

John is a passionate Business Coach with a particular interest in Communications Skills Training, Personal Development and Sales Skills. As a business coach and strategist, he helps executives and professionals to make breakthroughs that take them to the next level. In addition to that, John has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur owning and running a business.

His expertise lies in his communications skills and his passion for helping others to get from where they are to where they want to be. His work experience in Sales and Business Development in multinational and national sales organisations and entrepreneurship have given him the breadth of knowledge needed to pursue his passion for coaching executives and professionals.

My name is Ciaran Barry. I am a life coach and career coach who works with clients from all different backgrounds who are looking to create a change in their life. I help my clients set goals, discover their values and passions, identify what is holding them back and help them develop new strategies to overcome their challenges.  My mission is to help people live happier lives, packed full of success, joy and purpose.

I have helped professionals at all career stages in corporate roles, the Irish Defence Forces and human resources,  in addition, I have worked with other  life coaches looking to start their own business. Working together, I have helped my clients achieve a wide range of life, business and career goals.

I am a professional qualified coach, so you can be assured that you are working with a coach who has completed many training programmes. In addition to my coaching diploma I have qualifications in business management, positive psychology and cognitive behavioural therapy.

Through our work together, I will help you become more focused and self-aware and set the right goals to get you to where you want to be. Ultimately, it’s about creating meaningful change in your life, reaching your potential and becoming the person you want to be, with a life and career you love and feel passionate about.

John O'Hara is founder of OH Interviews, an Interview Coaching agency that helps job seekers overcome the odds and secure their dream career. Beginning his career in Mental Health Nursing, John found a passion in leadership & management, working in various industries across Ireland , the UK, and Canada. 

Understanding what it feels like to shift focus and change career paths, OH Interviews was created to help others through the process too. John has helped job seekers in various industries and geographies overcome their interview insecurities, beat their competition, and make an impact in a career they love.

Fiona Fennell holds a Masters in Team-level Innovation and has worked in technical  talent attraction, development and retention for over twenty years. She is interested in what the latest in cognitive science can teach us about learning and how to make our workplaces of the future human-centric i.e. safe, sustainable and generative. Blogs from the Engineering Skillnet will address high-impact learning, team and leadership development and how to nurture T-shaped talent.

Frank Hynes is the founder and CEO of a business called JobChanger

Through JobChanger Frank helps people find work they truly love and are passionate about. The first step is figuring out what you want from your career, would love to do and will be good at. The next step is to get that job or set up in self-employment.

Frank works with people from all career areas who want to change their current work situation.  Clients include people currently in work but who are looking for something more inspiring and rewarding where they feel their contribution is truly valued.

Frank spent 28 years working in the public sector changing roles many times. He is highly trained in numerous areas including a Master’s degree and a number of Graduate Diplomas including Leadership Development.

He spent several years figuring out what he wanted to do.  He now will show you how to figure this out for yourself literally in a matter of weeks by following a proven step by step process.

Frank also set up a business called “Fresh Pastures” helping farmers and their families cope with the challenges they face and creating space to live fulfilled lives.

Personal & professional development planning

Find out what you really should be doing in your career. There are techniques, exercises and tests based on Big 5 personality inventory, positive psychology and some reflective writing helping you create a personal vision and Mission statement from which you can begin the next chapter of your life.

Pat Finnerty is a psychological coach whose aim is to help people find fulfilment in their careers and all other aspects of their lives, by focusing on their personalities and interests. Pat graduated in Hotel Management in 1998. Since then, he has carved out a successful career in Hospitality, Retail, sales and is also a business owner. He has developed business acumen and has gathered a wealth of experience in team leadership and management. He believes in approaching transformation from an empathetic standpoint and is comfortable making connections in the boardroom or the outhouse.

His interest in personal and professional development stems from his interpersonal observations throughout his own career and personal life. This prompted him to pursue his interest in people and led him to follow academic study as a mature student. He now holds qualifications in Psychology, Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship and Training design, delivery & evaluation. His Areas of specialist interest are in Positive Psychology, Personality Psychology and Neuroscience.

Pat’s methodology is ideally suited to guiding people in the right direction in beginning their careers, finding meaning in their current careers, seeking advancement, changing job/career or returning to the workplace.

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Christopher O'Hara is an accomplished Human Resources Specialist/Executive Business Coach and Mentor and former HR Director with over 25 years of experience. He has a strong background in talent acquisition, coaching/mentoring, training and development, as well as developing and re-engineering comprehensive HR functions. Christopher is known for cultivating positive work environments that support the corporate vision and is a strategic thinker who adopts a coaching style of management. He excels in influencing culture and instilling a sense of ownership and pride in organizations.

Christopher owns and manages HRworks Limited, which has partnered with Head Hunt International for talent acquisition and with HRLocker for HR software systems.

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Contact: Christopher O'Hara, HRworks Ltd., Galway

Phone: 087 9473404 Email: Website:

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