About Us

With a track record in strategic sales consulting and executive coaching to business owners, entrepreneurs and company executives, Dervilla provides bespoke guidance to support corporate and personal ambitions.  Dervilla has worked with clients across a range of industries including digital health, financial services, legal services, insurance, IT, retail, FMCG, hospitality, advertising and higher education.  

From the uncertainties of start-ups to the challenges of shrinking markets and economic pressure, Dervilla has helped clients navigate strategic business planning, boardroom management, business persuasion, staff motivation and executive career advancement

Dervilla O'Brien

Dervilla’s own career spans more than twenty-five years of corporate experience as a member of senior management teams across a range of companies. Dervilla was Sales Director in Irish Biscuits (Jacobs), Tayto and Golden Pages.  She has been a key negotiator with staff, customers, prospective buyers and owners.  A founder of start-up HealthBridge Technology in 2015, Dervilla has current and continuing experience of the pressures and challenges of new ventures.    

Dervilla is a facilitator with DCU Ryan Academy.  Accelerator programmes include: Female High-Fliers, Illuminate Boyne Valley-M1 Female Entrepreneurship Business Management & Leadership and Science Foundation Ireland SPARK Programme. She is a regular guest speaker at the Executive Institute of Ireland, https://www.executiveinstitute.ie/events/women-in-business, and an Associate Faculty member in the Irish Management Institute.

Dervilla was EIT Health KIC Digital Health Validator Programme Manager, 2018 & 2019 (hosted by Tangent, Trinity College Dublin). https://www.tcd.ie/tangent/accelerators/digital-health/

Coaching Qualifications

  • Graduate Diploma in Executive & Business Coaching, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School (2008)
  • DISC Profile, BarOn Emotional Quotient Survey (EQi)

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