CRH group:  (2006-to date): Over the past 9 years Paddy has provided leadership development programmes supported by one on one and small group coaching for over 90 senior executives and directors in Irish and European CRH companies. This has included working with a range of clients from regional managers up to the Chief Executive of European Operations.  At present Paddy acts as coach for several company MDs and senior executives. He is also an external facilitator for the Global Procurement Team.

Paddy also provides psychometric assessment services for external and internal management appointments for several Irish and European CRH companies.


Office of the DPP (Sept 2013 to date): Paddy was initially contracted to design and deliver an integrated Leadership development programme for three groups of mangers and seniors officers within the DPP. Following completion of this project the contract was extended to cover additional groups and the work is ongoing.


Mainstream Renewable Power; (2008 - 2014): Mainstream is a large renewable wind power development company. It is comprised of a head office in Dublin and businesses in the UK. Germany, Canada, U.S. Chile and South Africa.  Formed in 2007, it now directly employs over 120 staff with many other associate members and business partners. 

Paddy and Peter have worked with the CEO and Directors to establish a talent management and succession planning programme. This involved continually running modular leadership development programmes year on year for groups of 15 managers at a time. (Paddy worked with most of Mainstream’s current managers and directors prior to 2008 when they worked in Airtricity) 


Arianta International (Aug 2012 – 2014): Paddy delivered a leadership development programme for the CEO, Directors and top 30 regional managers of Aer Rianta International Duty Free.  The programme consisted of interactive workshops supported by face to face, skype and on line coaching. The work was delivered on location in Dublin, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Lebanon, Cyprus and Canada. An interesting feature of this project has been the fact that the core leadership competencies, when viewed as aligned to the job holders’ needs, have universal application regardless of cultural differences.


Stryker Ireland Orthopaedics (2013 – 2015)

This leadership development programme designed and delivered by Peter comprised several modules  and a series of one to-one coaching sessions and an upfront 360 feedback exercise.  The modules covered the following areas:

  • Establishing specific breakthrough business goals and challenges for participants
  • Influencing skills for leaders
  • Developing coaching skills for everyday interactions with direct reports and other colleagues
  • Authentic leadership based on clarifying purpose, values and unique contribution
  • Leading and managing change
  • Developing high performing teams


Irish Aviation Authority (2009 – 2014)

In 2009/2010 Paddy designed and delivered a modular integrated leadership development programme for the directors, managers and staff (70 members) of the Safety Regulatory Division (SRD) of the I.A.A. This programme was facilitated in groups of twelve at a time and each programme spanned 8 days training, broken up into several modules. This was supported by coaching using the Birkman method.

Following a successful implementation of this work he was selected at the start of 2011 to facilitate the Manager Safety Culture Skills development programme for the air traffic control and engineering sections of the IAA. The focus was not on the technical areas of safety but on leadership, attitude and change management.  The programme ran for 2.5 years commencing with several coaching sessions for members of the Executive Management Team. This was followed up by one to one coaching and clustered training sessions for 50 senior and middle managers. 

Following the completion of this programme Paddy has been contracted on a continual basis as an executive coach within the ATC, Licencing and Engineering sections.

Volkswagen Ireland / Volkswagen Bank: Paddy provides psychometric assessment services for external and internal management selection / appointments for Volkswagen.


COPE Foundation

Peter and Catherine have designed and delivered a Management Development Programme for the CEO, leadership team and all managers across the organisation.

The services provided included the following:

  • Clarifying the organisational context and priority objectives with the CEO and leadership team
  • A diagnostic phase to identify the key themes and challenges to be addressed through the programme. This was done through a series of focus group café-style sessions with groups of managers and reporting back the key themes to the CEO and her leadership team.
  • Designing and delivering a management development programme. The programme was attended by the CEO, her leadership team and middle and first line managers right across the organisation.  The programme covered influencing skills,  handling difficult performance review conversations and building high performing teams.

This programme began in 2012 and at present another group of circa 50 managers is going through the programme.  With this group, approximately 130 managers will have gone through the programme.


We have also provided Management, personal development  and individual coaching programmes for a broad range of clients including:

DHL Global Forwarding,   Zurich Ireland,   Campusit Ltd,   Baxter Healthcare, Premier Foods,  Dublin City Council,   NCB Group,   Halpenny Golf,  Pepsi,  Enterprise Ireland,   DAA International,  Coca Cola, Samina tec,  Zomax Ltd, Kodak Ireland, Ulster Bank Commercial Services, Atlantic homecare, The Musgrave Group, Diageo, Ernst & Young, BT (British Telecom), Coillte Group (Irish Forestry), Microsoft, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Citizens Bank (USA), Scottish Enterprise, Pfizer, Bausch & Lomb, GE Money, Kerry Foods, The Central Bank of Ireland, ESB, Standard Life, The Wheel,  Lloyds Banking Group (UK), IBM (UK), University College Dublin, Vodafone, Trócaire. The Human Dignity Foundation, SSE Airtricity, Aon, Irish Life, Ogilvy, Clink Hostels, Massey Bros. IFG, WHPR (Wilson Hartnell PR), Hibernia Evros, The Insurance Institute of Ireland, DDDA (Dublin Docklands Development Authority), Fashion House 

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