The 2021/22 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 co-inside 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’ 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 Head of Technology and Regional Co-Lead for Fidelity Ireland, Lorna Martyn leads 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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VIEWPOINT PANEL: Geraldine Casey

Geraldine Casey is Chief People Officer at AIB. Geraldine joined AIB in January 2020 from her most recent role as Director of People, Communications and IT at Tesco Ireland.

She was also a member of the Executive Board of Tesco for 5 years and has a wealth of experience working closely with internal and external stakeholders. Geraldine currently leads AIB’s people agenda and joined the Board of AIB Group (UK) plc as a non-executive director in May 2021.

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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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