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We are driven by a passionate belief in the potential of people and organisations to meet the challenges of the future. We bring a diverse set of expertise and experience united by a focus on helping organisations develop adaptive, innovative and agile cultures.

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At a glance

ANGELO MCNEIVE

Principal Consultant

PHIL KILDEA

Principal Consultant

EOIN FLAVIN

Principal Consultant

ANNA ROWAN

Senior Associate

DAVID McCREERY

Senior Associate

GARVIN BURKE

Senior Associate

In Detail

ANGELO MCNEIVE

Principal Consultant

ANGELO is a business psychologist, facilitator and co-founder of STEPSTONE Consulting. He has nearly twenty-five years consulting, organisational and leadership development experience in both the private and public sectors. His wide international experience includes engagements with blue-chip clients in the UK, Holland, Norway, Australia, Tanzania, Canada and the US.

Angelo’s sectoral experience includes government, professional services, natural resources, tourism, engineering services, financial services, and energy. Since 2001, he has worked extensively across the public sector in Ireland and the EU, including with a wide array of central government departments, local government, state agencies and commercial semi-states.

His focus areas include: change and project management capability, innovation management and culture change.

Angelo holds an Honours Degree in Psychology, a Masters Degree in Business Administration and an MSc in Occupational Psychology. He is a Registered Psychologist in Ireland and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in the UK.

Angelo is a Prosci Certified Advanced Change Management Instructor and Change Practitioner. He is also a Certified Everything DiSC Workplace® Facilitator and Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Accredited Facilitator. 

PHIL KILDEA

Principal Consultant

Phil is a facilitator, executive coach and co-founder of STEPSTONE Consulting with over twenty-five years management, leadership and people development experience. During the last eighteen years in learning and development, Phil has delivered hundreds of programmes in Ireland and the UK for leading private and public sector organisations.

Over the previous eleven years with the Bank of Ireland group he held various management roles in the retail business. His sectoral experience includes financial services, SMEs, professional services, government and retail. Phil has taught management at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His focus areas include: culture, leadership and management development, facilitation and coaching.

Phil holds an Honours Degree in Business, a Masters Degree in Business Administration, a Graduateship in Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Ireland, a National Diploma in Personnel Management and a Graduate Diploma in Executive Coaching. He is a member of the Irish Institute of Training and Development (IITD) and the Marketing Institute of Ireland (MII).

Phil is a Prosci Certified Change Management Pracitioner and a certified NLP Master Practitioner (Neuro Linguistic Programming).  He is a Certified Everything DiSC Workplace® Facilitator and is certified to administer EQi Bar on Emotional Intelligence.

EOIN FLAVIN

Principal Consultant

EOIN is a professional innovator and pioneer in international best practices. He has 30 years experience in industry as an innovation leader, director, advisor and consultant. Eoin’s sectoral experience includes B2B Services, Healthcare, Textiles, Technical & regulated commercial markets.

Eoin has extensive expertise in Innovation, Quality & Risk Management, Product, Process & Business Development, and New-market Launches. He has led significant innovations in medical devices, cleanroom & facility management sectors. He has been responsible for authoring European standards, developing first-in-industry accreditations and creating international certification schemes.

Eoin’s focus areas include: innovation management, culture change and team development.

Eoin holds an Honours Degree in Psychology and represents Ireland in International Standards development through participation in advisory committees nationally and internationally. He advises industries and individual enterprises on systems development for innovation, quality and regulatory compliance. He is also a trained facilitator, auditor and trainer. 

ANNA ROWAN

Senior Associate

ANNA is a business coach and psychologist with over 15 years experience in designing and delivering learning and development programmes. Anna’s interest in workplace learning began during her 13 year career with Aer Lingus. Anna contributed to the successful introduction of an airline-wide induction programme and soon went on to become a lead facilitator on a number of six-week cabin crew training programmes.

Since 2002, Anna has worked as an independent facilitator, trainer and executive coach. Anna has coached executives across the private, public and not for profit sectors, from middle to senior management. 

Anna is described by coachees as supportive, direct, clear, empowering and challenging. Her approach to coaching is to listen to understand and provide the forum to fully explore the root cause of issues in order to get to the real solution. Her focus areas include leadership and management development, facilitation and coaching.

Anna holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, a MSc in Occupational Psychology, a Diploma in Business and Executive Coaching. She is also MBTI and EQI 2.0 qualified. In addition, Anna holds certificates in Adult Training and Continuing Education, Advanced Facilitation Skills, and Business Management.

DAVID McCREERY

Senior Associate

DAVID brings many years of practical project management knowledge, expertise and unique insights to enrich the formal learning of the class. David is an Agile and project management coach and has delivered extensively in both private and public sector clients. He is also trained and experienced in other project management methodologies and brings this broad experience to bear in interactive and lively training sessions.

His project management experience has been built up over 30 years across a wide range of sectors including the public sector, finance, utilities and healthcare. He has managed projects in the Ireland the UK and across EMEA and has wide experience in dealing particularly with business change projects. 

High profile and highly time sensitive projects have been a focus of David’s career and he is acutely aware of the need for project managers to be expert communicators with a high level of engagement with their stakeholders. David continues to be engaged in projects as both a coach and mentor to project managers and project sponsors. His practical and measured approach in difficult project situations has helped many project managers to work through key project bottlenecks. His focus areas include: project management training, coaching and facilitation.

David holds a BSc in Computer Science and Experimental Physics. He is Project Management Institute PMP certified and a Prince2 Accredited Trainer.  He also holds a PMI-ACP Agile Qualification.

GARVIN BURKE

Senior Associate

GARVIN is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants with over 20 years experience in financial reporting and control, financial modelling and system development. He draws on extensive experience in the telecommunications, finance and IT sectors. 

At Eircom, Garvin was responsible for the management and continuous development of the main system reporting tool for all Group revenues. He managed the development, implementation and operation of systems and processes across a range of reporting and accounting systems.

Garvin works with clients to evaluate, test and develop robust business models. He then supports clients in the development of accounting and reporting systems that offer deep insight into business performance. His focus areas include: strategy development, strategic marketing and business modelling.

Garvin holds a BSc (Mgmt), an Advanced Diploma in Marketing Techniques and a Diploma in Business and Marketing

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

We understand that choosing any service provider is an important decision both for you and your organisation. That’s why we invest the time so you can get to know us, not just as professionals but as colleagues. It also give us the chance to understand your needs more fully and to agree mutual expectations for how we can best work together.

 

Angelo connects with people in a way that I have seldom seen in a facilitator. He combines this skill with an excellent command of his subject and has helped our staff to be more effective in working as teams, facilitating international seminars and in mastering the principles of business process improvement. I look forward to working with him on many more occasions in the future.

Ray Comerford Head of HR, Eurofound. European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions November 29, 2018

Axa Insurance have been working with Phil Kildea for several years in the areas of people and performance management. Phil Kildea is an excellent trainer. His enthusiasm for his subjects is second to none and he has a great depth of knowledge. His training style is authentic, engaging and thought-provoking which encourages full participation and really complements the transfer of learning back to the workplace

Debbie Barry Sales and Performance Manager, Axa Insurance November 29, 2018

 

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