The 2022 Lineup

Maureen Gaffney, Leading Psychologist, Author and Broadcaster

“The need for closeness, autonomy and competence are the drives that govern much of our lives”, wrote Dr. Maureen Gaffney in a recent article to coinside with the launch of her new book ‘Your One Wild and Precious Life’.

A leading psychologist, best-selling author and broadcaster, Dr. Gaffney also has a busy international consultancy business. Maureen brings the latest research and thinking on emotional intelligence, resilience, and transformational leadership to her work with companies.

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Rhonda Doyle is the Director of Operations, Services and Projects at Schneider Electric Ireland. With an ambitious customer-centric focus, she is responsible for driving strategy and managing Schneider’s operations, ultimately ensuring a best-in-class service offering.

Schneider Electric’s presence in Ireland stretches back more than 35 years. The majority of its 400 employees are based in Galway where it continues to recruit new talent across a range of STEM-related jobs.

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As Ireland Regional Chair for Fidelity Investments, Lorna leads 1,400 associates including over 1000 technologists who develop superior quality innovative technology solutions for the Fidelity business.

In her 17-year career to date at Fidelity, she has held several senior leadership roles both in Ireland and the US. Lorna is actively involved in developing the technology ecosystem in Ireland as Chairperson of Technology Ireland. She is also a Board member of the Irish American Partnership who support education and community programs across the Island of Ireland.

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Louise Grubb is a serial life science entrepreneur and inventor. In 1999, the Waterford native established NutriScience which ten years later was acquired by animal health company, SwedenCare.

Louise went on to set up her second start-up, Q1 Scientific for which she is now Chairperson. Q1 Scientific was the first Irish company to specialise in the provision of a stability storage service, meeting the highest international standards, as required for the highly regulated pharma, medical devices and bio-sciences industries. It can count some of the world’s top pharma companies as clients.

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Helen Shaw has facilitated the WMB Conference & Awards since it started 15 years ago and will join us once again in 2022.

Helen is a multi award winning media professional. She runs her own company, Athena Media, a digital media content and consultancy agency, along with its podcasting house, Podcasting Ireland.


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