Orla Nugent

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Orla is a qualified Executive Coach, Coach Supervisor and Charted Director with 20+ years international experience working in the Public and Private sectors in senior leadership roles and as a Non-Executive Director. Currently Orla is Deputy CEO of the Higher Education Authority, previously she worked in Higher Education, Financial Services, Technology, Professional Services and the Start-up sector. Orla has extensive experience of working with organizations during periods of significant change and delivering large scale Change Programmes. Orla’s holds a degree in Engineering, an MBA, Leadership and Coaching qualifications from the Harvard Kennedy School, Institute of Directors, IoD, (UK), and University College Dublin.

Orla coaches at Partner and Senior Leadership levels and her experience includes Professional Services, Technology, Health, Financial Services, Public Sector, Start-up and Medical Device sectors. Orla has designed and implemented Leadership Development Programmes of which coaching is an integral part. Orla style is unbiased, pragmatic and considered, her approach is to create a reflective, awareness raising space, considering multiple perspectives to enable greater insight, potential and capacity.