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Orla Berkery

Region(s) Cork, Kerry, Limerick

  • Company: Distinctions Coaching
  • Telephone: 087 365 5587
  • Email:info@distinctions.ie
  • Website:https://www.distinctions.ie/team

Qualifications and Affiliations

• MSc. In Business & Personal Coaching (1st Class Hons); UCC
• B.A. Hons Business: University of Glamorgan, Wales
• Member of International Coaching Federation
• Member of British Psychological Society (BPS)
• Qualified in a range of Psychometric Tools and Assessments

Experience in one to one coaching

Orla is an experienced Leadership Coach and HR Professional with over 20 years senior leadership experience across multiple sectors. Specialising in the support and development of senior level management in the workplace, up to CEO, she has extensive experience in working with clients who are focused on developing and enhancing their leadership skills, developing an authentic leadership style together with a focus on their expanding their self-awareness and emotional intelligence within complex and challenging environments.
Orla’s experience allows her to understand the individual needs of clients together with the strategic perspective of the organisation. Working with people and the systems within which they find themselves, to understand the broader dynamics of organisations and how to balance the needs of the individual within these structures. Managing cultural changes within organisations, working with leaders to address the strategic and operational issues and supporting them in managing ‘dynamics’ within teams and business.
She also has expertise in the unique challenges of female leaders within organisations and the ongoing drive for diversity in management.
Examples of Orla’s recent clients:
• OpenText Programme - Coaching Senior Onsite HR Leader / BP Ongoing. Leadership Development with psychometric feedback
• Pfizer: Coaching female leaders on individual basis, Emotional Intelligence, Strategic Leadership Development
• EY, Director – Career Development to Partner.
• UCC, Doctorate / Lecture in Women’s Studies: Challenges & Complexity of Career in Education
• Citgo: Coached Senior HR Manager
• Private clients, including Managing Directors in SME’s

If you would like to arrange a conversation with Orla, please email info@distinctions.ie with contact number, and suggested dates/times.

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