Associate Consultants

Persuasion has a network of associate consultants with a range of specialist expertise in the organisation development field.
Please contact us for further information on the skills and expertise offered by our associate consultant panel.

Áine Maguire BA (Hons) MCIM MSc Mgt – Managing Director

Áine is the Managing Director of Persuasion Limited. She is an experienced Executive Coach; Facilitator and Organisational Consultant. Áine designs and leads leadership development and strategy development projects.

She is highly experienced at working with stakeholder groups ranging from boards and business leaders to marginalised groups and individuals. Áine has a deep interest in career development and organisational learning, which she brings to her coaching and consulting assignments.

Áine’s coaching and consulting skills stem from a strong core of analytical skills applied in an objective way. Her goal is to be an effective thinking partner to clients.

As an executive coach, Áine typically works with leadership level clients and their teams. She particularly enjoys working with people who are experiencing major transitions and who are committed to making changes or pursuing significant goals.

Her approach combines a strategic perspective with a practical problem-solving focus.

Her interest in coaching and organisational learning stems from a curiosity about adult development and personality.

Áine is a Columbia Business School (New York) trained coach and draws on the Columbia framework which is grounded in the science of adult learning as the basis of her coaching process.

She is accredited and experienced in a range of the leading international psychometric and 360 feedback tools including the Hogan and Arctic Shores suites.

Clients who have worked with Áine say that coaching has helped them to gain clarity around their thinking; to develop a positive and viable vision and to feel empowered about making their way forward.

Áine commenced her career in services marketing. She worked in a variety of senior management roles in leading professional service organisations in Ireland and the UK.

She has also worked for a leading international non-profit organisation. Prior to setting up Persuasion, she worked as a consultant with SHL limited (Now CEB) and with Merc Partners. She has lectured for the Marketing Institute and the Business Faculty in the National College of Ireland.

Karen Lopez Moore

Karen is a Registered Work and Organisational Psychologist with over 20 years’ experience of providing expertise and practical insight to inform and support the resourcing and development decisions involving individuals, teams and organisations.

She works with a broad range of both private sector companies and public-sector bodies, including international projects in UK, India and Dubai.

A former SHL consultant (Now CEB), Karen is an Associate Consultant at Persuasion Limited, specialising in the area of Selection & Recruitment. Karen is highly experience in this area and has worked at a senior level for a range of corporate clients and for the Irish Public Appointments Service.

Karen holds an M.Sc. in Occupational Psychology and is an accredited Executive Coach and psychometric test user.

Susy Kenefick, BCL, LLM, MSc in Coaching & Behavioural Change

Susy coaches clients on all aspects of professional and personal development. She specialises in high performing young professionals with a focus on leadership and skills development, career progression and career transition.

She worked for 10 years as a lawyer in private practice, in industry, and in the public sector before training as a coach. Susy developed a keen interest in organisational culture and dynamics whilst working on large teams in professional and financial services and draws heavily on this background in her coaching practice.

Susy cites her passion for personal development, growth potential and meaningful work as her motivations to pursue a career in coaching. 

She completed her Professional Certificate in Coaching (PCiC) at Henley Business School in 2018

Susy also received a Masters degree in Coaching and Behavioural Change from Henley in 2020, as part of which she completed research on behavioural aspects of environmental sustainability.  

Susy works with an eclectic coaching model and is skilled in a wide range of coaching techniques. She is particularly interested in psychodynamics and positive psychology–based coaching approaches. Susy’s academic interests include the application of neuroscience in coaching and the role of exercise in psychological well-being.

 

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