Meet The Team

Valerie is a HR Consultant based in Cork with experience in Recruitment, Coaching and Training. For the past 10 years, she has worked with a number of multinationals and SMEs across a variety of sectors including Biotech & Pharma, Medical Devices, Electronics, Software and Shared Services. 

She has been involved in a number of major start-ups providing Recruitment Support using a range of tools including behavioural interviews, ability testing, personality assessment and group exercises.

Valerie has provided career transition and outplacement support to a number of organisations. Within those organisations she has worked with a large variety of groups and individuals in relation to their career and life choices.

Prior to her consultancy work,   Valerie worked for 10 years with Apple Computer as a HR Specialist focusing particularly in the areas of Recruitment, Compensation & Benefits and HR Systems.  She has a strong background in Psychometric Assessment and Personality profiling.

Noreen is a HR Professional, Training and Recruitment Consultant with a strong interest in people and their development. She is client centred and results focused and has worked with a large variety of customers, including large multi-national organisations, small companies, and a broad spectrum of individuals.

Noreen has specialised in the use of psychometric tools in the areas of recruitment, individual and career coaching, identifying training needs and designing and implementing successful training and development programmes. She is an excellent facilitator and coach.

Prior to this, she worked in Dell Computers where she developed and implemented a competency based management development programme, for approximately 700 managers. 

Noreen also worked in the University of Limerick where she acted as Course Director on the Diploma in Management for Women in the Food Industry and delivered modules on various Management Certificate and Diploma programmes. During this time she also designed and facilitated specific training solutions for public and private sector organisations.

An accomplished Recruitment professional and trusted HR Business Partner, with over 20 years’ experience in a range of roles working for global, matrix, multinational companies and SMEs in the Pharma, Biotech, Medical Device, Electronics & Food industries. Has an in-depth knowledge of HR & a proven ability to design and implement HR best practise. Has provided strong HR, Training and Recruitment support to several start-up companies. Experienced in the use of a range of psychometric tools to enhance recruitment and employee development processes.

Deirdre Looney

An experienced generalist HR and Talent Acquisition Consultant with over 19 years’ experience in MNC pharmaceutical and medical devices manufacturing from start up to scale down phase.  

Ruth Scanlan

An experienced Talent Acquisition Consultant with both in house and consultancy experience specialising in the Biopharma, Pharma and Med Tech companies in Ireland, US, Puerto Rico and Australia. Experience in start-ups and growing existing teams providing search and selection, talent management and pipelining future talent. Management of graduate, intern and apprentice programs.  Liaising with University leaders and Students offering carrier guidance. A Science graduate with a passion for finding the right talent for organisations. 

Aideen Shannon

Experienced HR Consultant, Talent Acquisition Consultant and Coach with experience in Technology/Cyber Security, Pharmaceutical/Biotech and Manufacturing industries within both blue chip/multinational, start up and SME environments. Experience collaborating with local, European and global teams in policy, compliance and process improvement project roles. Strong collaboration and continuous improvement skills.  An experienced interviewer at all levels, also qualified in several psychometric assessments (BPS Accredited) and Career Coach.

Catherine Crowley

HR Consultant whose background includes the development and delivery of a HRD function for a successful pharmaceutical contract company, including the design and implementation of an online performance management system and on-boarding process.  Experienced in the design of HR policies, processes, contracts and company handbooks. Catherine also has ten years’ experience in SME Business Coaching & Mentoring. She is registered with the British Psychological Society and has specialised in the use of psychometric tools for recruitment

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