Barry O'Sullivan holds an Advanced Diploma in Business and Executive Coaching from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. He is a graduate of the IMI Advanced Management Programme and has a Business Degree from Dublin City University. He is actively engaged in ongoing CPD and is currently working towards a Diploma in Team Coaching and his MSc in Coaching with UCDSmurfit.
With a background in financial services, he is an experienced senior executive and coach with over 25 years experience in various leadership roles to board level. Past roles include Head of Operations with Irish Life; Group Director Financial Services with Arachas Corporate Brokers.
Since 2010, Barry has worked as an Executive Coach with senior executives in Financial Services, I.T., Law, Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Wealth Management. As an independent consultant, he has been engaged by several financial services firms to work on sales, operations and business strategy assignments.
"Barry has natural coaching style that draws on his training and experience in applying practical approaches to working with change agendas." His approach aims to build self-awareness, achieve personal growth and deliver changes in outlook, attitudes and behaviours. He works closely with coaching clients to build a commitment to action and change.
He works within the Code of Ethics for professional executive coaches administered by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) and the Association for Coaching(AC). Barry is an Accredited Insights Discovery Practitioner