Work experience

Work experience
Apr 1999 - Present


Self Employed Business Development Specialist

A high calibre hands-on business developer primarily in the business to business sector. Proven track record of success including P&L accountability in  sales and service operations. Developed expertise in sales and commercial channels from SME’s to  world class groups with strong commercial, operations, service and logistics characteristics. Comfortable working within both international matrix environments as well as start-up companies.

Recent activity:-

Saas Service Provider (IT)

Developing international commercial development strategy

Researching markets and competitive positioning

Instrument Technology Company 

  • Introducing new brands to and value propositions to market
  • Developing B2B market through collaborative consultant and contractor  partnerships.
  • Innovating offerings to new and existing client bases. 

Event Management

  • Developing and managing all operational aspects of the business
  • Developing and Organising international boutique concerts
  • Commissioned film due for release to International markets                                    

IT and Communications Company - Midlands

  • Developing and implementing successful growth strategy
  • Developed Sales team from 5 to 10 people and revenue by 80%
  • Innovation of existing product offerings and expanding product portfolio

Telecommunication Company Dublin

  • Developed sales strategy resulting in 50% increase in revenue.
  • Developed joint value initiatives increasing customer base

Own Venture - Foodnet Ireland Ltd.

  • Developed internet portfolio of businesses, focused on international markets.
  • Developed to 100k. visitors per day and international trade with 3 continents.
  • Sold website to US Company in 2007.
2015 - Present

Feb 1984 - Apr 1999

General Manager and Sales Director

Air Products and Chemicals Inc

Achievements - an extract

  • Established sales and manufacturing operation in Ireland for Air Products Plc., establishing first presence in Ireland.
  • Initiated strong growth relationships between AP and its Corporate Global Business Partners in Ireland, such as Hewlett Packard, Intel, Motorola, Analog Devices. This yielded significant increase in revenues.
  • Managed sales teams and drove increased sales from zero to 2500 customers, achieving 50% market share within 5 years.
  • Initiated first agent programme in Europe and established Joint Value Propositions for distinct market segments (now key to growth strategy)


Sep 2012 - Jan 2014

Masters in International Entrepreneurship Management (Msc.)

University of Limerick

Masters in International Entrepreneurship Management incorporating - International Project Management, International Marketing, Business Innovation, Finance, Human Resource Management and Consultancy.

Received Honours Degree 2.1

2010 - 2012

Higher Diploma in Management

Waterford Institute of Technology

Higher Diploma in Business and Management incorporating Finance, Marketing, International Business, Business and Product Innovation, Human Resources and Change Management.

Received Honours Degree (2.1)

Sep 1999 - Sep 2000

Entrepreneur Development Program

Dublin City Enterprise Board

Own business immersion programme, developing all aspects of entrepreneural activity development. Full time in conjunction with real-world business development.


With a proven track record of successfully delivering positive strategies for client companies, expanding their customer base and increasing sales on a national and international level, I deliver  a commercially focused, hands on, professional sales and marketing approach for small businesses seeking to expand their existing or international markets.

Ambitious and competitive with excellent communication, leadership and people skills.


To develop collaborative initiatives with evolving companies focused on growing their domestic and international market share.