Meet the Mentors

Mentors are drawn from a wide range of business and professional backgrounds, assisting their mentee in career or business development through information & skills transfer, confidence building and sharing of networks. The Mentor will be able to offer valuable knowledge, empathy and insight due to their own many years of experience. Mentors will be supported, through training and have the option to complete an ILM in Coaching.

 

THE mentors

Anne-Higgins-Circle-jpg.pngAnne Higgins

Head of Region for Boots in Northern Ireland

Anne can provide support and advice as a mentor on; career development, business development, building networks, recruiting and trainging, increasing career/business confidence, resilience and problem solving.

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Alyson McNutt

Director and Owner of AKU Training   

Alyson can provide support and advice as a mentor on; business development, building networks, project management ,organisation and planning.

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Brona Brennan

Senior Manager, Business Development at Danske Bank

Brona can provide support and advice as a mentor on;  business development, project management, problem solving, organisation & planning.

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Owner of Catherine Kane Associates 

Catherine can provide support and advice as a mentor on; career development, business development, building networks, increasing career/business confidence. resilience, problem solving, managing relationships. organisation and planning. 

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Partner at Cartmill Stewart & Co Chartered Accountants

Claire can provide support and advice as a mentor on; financial management, business start-up, orgnisation, planning and using cloud technology to advance your business.

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Senior Business Marketing Manager at BT Ireland

Heather can provide support and advice as a mentor on; project management, problem solving, marketing and communications,   

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Managing Director of Cleaver Fulton Rankin

Karen can provide support and advcoe as a mentor on; career development, building networks, increasing careet/business confidence and problem solving.

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Principal Consultant at TOWARD Ltd

Michelle can provide support and advice as a mentor on; leadership development, change management, organisation, design, restructuring, recruitment and selection.

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Nichola Robinson

Procurement Director at Bombardier Aerospace

Nichola can provide support and advice as a mentor on; project management, people management, problem solving, managing relationships, profile and visibility.

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Patricia Haron

Previously an Operational Director in the Voluntary Sector
 
Patricia can provide support and advice as a mentor on; career development, business development, building networks, recruitment, training, people management skills and resilience.         
 
 
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Rosemary Morrison
 
Principal of Directus Training & Consultancy
 
Rosemary can provide support and advice as a mentor on; business development, business start-up, building networks, marketing, communications, organisation and planning.
 
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Sinead Dillon
 
Principal Consultant at Fujitsu
 
Sinead can provide support and advice as a mentor on; career development, business development, project management, increasing career/business confidence, organisation and planning.     
 
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Global Head of Sourcing Operations at Alexander Mann Solutions 
 
Tracy can provide support and advice as a mentor on; career development, people management skills, problem solving, recruitment and training. 
 
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Senior Manager, Strategy & Corporate Development at Danske Bank
 
Vicki can provide support and advice as a mentor on; career development, people management skills, confidence, presentations, public speaking, profile and visibility.  
 
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Jill Minne
 
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Director of Organisational Development for Belfast City Council 
 
Jill can provide support and advice as a mentor on; career development, recruitment & training, people management skills, resilience, problem solving,   managing relationship, organisation & planning, profile & visibility and interviews.
 
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Roslyn Preen
 
Director of Preen People Solutions Ltd
 
Roslyn can provide support and advice as a mentor on; managing relationship, presentations, public speaking, profile and visibility.        
 
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Ashleigh-Watson-circle.pngAshleigh Watson
 
Founder of Copper Square Communications
 
Ashleigh can provide support and advice as a mentor on;  business start-up, marketing, communications, public relations, profile, visibility, presentations and public speaking.    
 
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Owner of Greenlight Consulting (NI) Ltd 
 
Anne can provide support and advice as a mentor on; business start-up, project management, problem solving, organisation and planning. 
 
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