Sales & Marketing
Twenty-five years experience in technology start-up, business consulting and multi-national corporations. Broad industry experience ranging from technology to energy, finance and public sector. Co-founder and CEO of Haptica Ltd., delivering proprietary augmented reality simulation solutions for surgical procedures; successfully concluded a trade sale in 2011. Held senior line management roles in Diageo plc and Goldman Sachs International. Ten years experience as a change management consultant leading major projects to implement new systems and technologies in companies such as BP Exploration, PowerGen, the UK Home Office (HM Prison Service), the National Health Service (UK) and British Aerospace. Involved with a number of non-profit organizations: Chairman, Relationships Ireland and on Executive of Women in Technology & Science (WITS). Also act as consultant, mentor and advisor to start-up entities especially early-stage start-ups. Member of the Institute of Directors. IoD Diploma and Certificate in Company Direction, 2012. BA European Studies (1984) from the NIHE (University of Limerick). Broad research and commercial interests. Particularly interested in life-sciences and bio-technology; robotics and augmented reality technologies. Interested in working with early-stage businesses (of any type) that are building business in global markets and challenging current business model – especially around pricing, distribution, licensing and branding.