Orlaith Carmody is the author of the best selling book, Perform As A Leader, and the Managing Director of Gavin Duffy & Associates, which specialises in communications training and leadership development. As a well-known communications expert in Ireland and overseas, Orlaith’s day job involves working with leaders in the world’s top companies delivering executive training programmes and preparing leadership teams for frontline communications.
Orlaith is a regular MC on the Irish conference scene. As a keynote speaker Orlaith has addressed some of the world’s most influential business people, networks and political groups in Ireland and at conferences in the USA, UAE, Canada and throughout Europe. An active media commentator, she contributes regularly to a variety of programmes and publications on subjects such as doing business today, women’s participation at board level and in public life, entrepreneurship, education and parenting.
Following a career as a broadcast journalist with RTÉ, Orlaith became a serial entrepreneur, and is a director of a number of SMEs in media, recruitment, production and education. She served on the board of RTÉ from 2010 to 2015. She is a founder member of the Irish Chapter of EO, the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation, and was President 2014/15.
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