Scott is an accomplished business consultant with over 30 years of experience in the public and non-profit sectors. He has a unique blend of skills in communication, conflict resolution, and intervention tactics as a licensed facilitator and mediator. His diversified experience has given him a profound grasp of a wide range of situations as well as the ability to interact with individuals from many walks of life. Scott is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations and routinely completing projects on time and within budget, displaying his dedication to quality. He takes satisfaction in building great client connections and preserving professional ethics throughout his career. Scott stands out for his unparalleled sensitivity and understanding in detecting the underlying needs and issues of individuals and businesses alike.
Scott holds a Ph.D. in communications and an M.A. in mediation and conflict resolution, demonstrating his academic proficiency in these areas. He also holds a B.A. (Hons) in Health and Social Care, a Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, and a Certificate in Peer Coaching from Oxford Brookes University and the Department of Work and Pensions in the United Kingdom.
In addition to his skills, Scott is a QQI and City & Guilds qualified group facilitator. Through his many qualifications, he has also gained particular expertise in areas such as change management, HR management, occupational health and safety management, professional life counselling, and conflict awareness training.
Scott’s professional associations demonstrate his dedication to excellence and being up to date in his area. He is a respected member of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland, the International Association of Facilitators, the European Association of Guidance Counsellors, the International Association for Human Resources Information Management, and the International Association of Administrative Professionals. Scott provides vital assistance and support to customers with his extensive skill set, incisive insight, and unrelenting dedication, allowing them to overcome complicated issues and achieve their goals efficiently.
Martine is a qualified mediator whose background is in education, and more particularly, social justice in education.
Martine is a qualified mediator whose background is in education, and more particularly, social justice in education. Working initially as an English teacher in the post-primary sector, she then worked in the prison service and later as a home school liaison.
In addition to a BA (Hons) in English and a postgraduate diploma in special education needs, Martine also holds an MA in Mediation and Conflict Intervention. Possessing vast experience working with families and individuals experiencing challenging circumstances, she places great emphasis on actively listening to clients, challenging them where necessary, while always endeavouring to create a safe space for them to engage with the process of mediation.
Alongside her own mediation practise, Martine now works on a consulting basis as a facilitator with IPA and as a mediator and facilitator with Modus Mediation and Facilitation.
A natural communicator, Martine finds it easy to hold space when working with groups. Her relaxed demeanour combined with over 30 years of experience across these various roles equips her admirably to deliver on the requirements of our corporate and organisational clientele.
Anthony has extensive experience working with customers in transformation, change management, programme management, negotiation, strategy, process development, information technology, procurement, and outsourcing, with remarkable results.
Anthony has extensive experience working with customers in transformation, change management, programme management, negotiation, strategy, process development, information technology, procurement, and outsourcing, with remarkable results. With nearly 40 years of experience in the business world, he has a solid history of transformation and programme delivery in IT, IT procurement, and IT governance within manufacturing and FMCG on a national, regional, and global scale.
A graduate of the Irish Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (IIPMM), Anthony is a person with an exemplary work ethic who possesses numerous critical characteristics, including the capacity to develop strategic working connections with clients in small to medium-sized organisations as well as across large, matrixed organisations.
James is a highly skilled director and producer of videos who has devoted his entire professional life to the craft of telling stories through images.
James is a highly skilled director and producer of videos who has devoted his entire professional life to the craft of telling stories through images. James has directed TV series, documentaries, corporate videos, TV ads, training programmes, and promotional content with success. James has a wealth of experience in many different fields.
James is the founder and CEO of Big Red Box Media, and he has been instrumental in positioning the company as a top supplier of web videos for companies looking to improve their online presence through compelling visual content. James has concentrated on producing powerful videos that are especially suited for websites and social media platforms because he recognises the power of digital platforms.
Big Red Box Media has diversified its services over the years to focus on creating sports and TV documentaries as well as promotional and training materials. James’ commitment to excellence and his talent for telling gripping stories have led to a number of noteworthy projects that have struck a chord with audiences in a variety of industries.
James spent five years honing his abilities and knowledge at Carr Communications, a renowned company in the industry, before starting his own business. He also had the honour of attending the BBC technical training centre at Wood Norton Hall in the United Kingdom, which strengthened his technical knowledge and understanding of the sector.
James is a highly sought-after expert in the field of video production and direction due to his unwavering passion for storytelling, technical proficiency, and wealth of experience. James continues to produce captivating visual content that captivates audiences and aids companies in achieving their training and promotional objectives, thanks to his impressive track record.
Dr Rachel Finnegan
Dr Rachel Finnegan is a renowned scholar, editor, and proofreader who, over thirty years, has made significant contributions to the field of Grand Tour Studies.
Dr Rachel Finnegan is a renowned scholar, editor, and proofreader who, over thirty years,
has made significant contributions to the field of Grand Tour Studies.
She earned her BA in Classics from Trinity College Dublin in 1986 and her PhD in Classics from Maynooth University in 1991.
Dr Finnegan has authored eight academic books and contributed numerous scholarly articles to various publications. She is an active member of several academic and professional associations, including the Association of Freelance Editors, Proofreaders, and Indexers of Ireland (AFEPI) and the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI). In addition to her writing and editorial pursuits, Rachel has shared her knowledge as a tutor for the online Diploma in Proofreading and Editing at the College of Media and Publishing in the UK and now has the role of Head Tutor and Proofreader.
Dr Finnegan’s diverse experience includesholding a full-time lecturing position at SETU (formerly Waterford Institute of Technology) for twenty years (1995-2015), where she lectured in Heritage Studies, Tourism Studies andMuseum Studies. The latter module was part of the MA in Arts&HeritageManagement, which she developed and ran while Head of Creative & Performing Arts (2006-2009), and for which she undertook a placement under the guidance of the Curator at Tipperary County Museum, Clonmel.
In 2015, Rachel became a freelance academic copy-editor and proofreader, establishing herself as a sought-after editor through her business, Irish Academic Editing.Her passion for the written word continues to inspire and empower fellow academics and writers as she thrives in her roles as an author, editor, proofreader, and scholar.
Daniel is a seasoned sales professional with over 50 years of experience in the industry
Daniel is a seasoned sales professional with over 50 years of experience in the industry. Throughout his career, he has held key positions in various national and international companies whilst also successfully running his own business. His expertise lies in staff training, management, and strategic planning.
Having studied at Rockwell College in Cashel, Co. Tipperary, Daniel further honed his skills and knowledge by graduating from the prestigious Irish Management Institute. Apart from his professional endeavours, Daniel is a recognised figure in the entertainment industry. He excels as an actor, director, voice-over artist, compere, and drama workshop facilitator. His passion for the arts shines through in his spare time.
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