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Fiona Buckley - lead tutor

Fiona is an independent corporate trainer, lecturer, keynote speaker and executive coach in the area of leadership, work behaviour and interpersonal skills. Before setting up her own training company, Fiona held a number of senior corporate roles over the last 15 years with her last position being VP of Professional Services and Sales Director for a US virtual tech company. Fiona lectures at the IMI, DCU, Chartered Accountants Ireland on a number of programmes and also regularly delivers corporate training on a variety of topics. In addition, Fiona is also a regular keynote speaker, moderator, facilitator and executive coach. Fiona is also a trained improviser, stage performer and professional storyteller which adds to her unique teaching style which she brings to all her courses. Fiona has appeared on national television and in national newspapers over the years discussing her views on a range of organisational areas. Academically, Fiona holds a Masters degree in work behaviour, a business degree and various other qualifications in coaching, training, employment law, mediation, alternative dispute resolution and personality testing (MBTI).

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