Since 2012, Deirdre has worked closely with clients across all business sectors, consulting, designing and delivering training solutions. Her training focus is in the area of personal effectiveness and people management. Deirdre has a particular interest in lifelong learning.
Since joining Carr Communications Deirdre has delivered a range of Management Development Programmes, Communications Workshops and Job Interview Training for both candidates and Interview Panels.
Deirdre has over 20 years experience in a range of clinical research, sales and management positions within the Pharmaceutical industry in Ireland and the UK. She has worked with Novo Nordisk, Monmouth Pharma (now part of Shire Pharma) and Quintiles Transnational, a Clinical Research and Services Organisation. As a senior manager she has successfully developed business, managed and coached high performing teams and led change management programmes.
Deirdre qualified as a nurse at the Mater Hospital in Dublin and spent the early years of her career working in the Mater, Rotunda and Our Lady's Children's Hospital in Crumlin. The travel bug led her to Canada where she worked at Toronto East General and Orthopaedic Hospital.
A certified Business Coach, Trainer and Mediator, Deirdre holds a Diploma in PR from the Public Relations Institute of Ireland and an MBA from the UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School.