About Michael

Michael is originally from Cork and is now living in Dublin with his wife and three children.
He is a big sports fan and a particular keen GAA supporter. He has grown up going to Cork Hurling and Football games.
He loves the outdoors, keeping fit and also has 2 dogs – Patch & Bruno – to keep him on his toes!!

Michael Has A Track Record Of His Own Business Success – Not Only A Coach

As well as being a successful and award winning business coach Michael has successfully created his own branded product line selling internationally online with a 7 figure turnover. Michael knows what it takes to be successful in business and will guide you to what it takes for you to also be successful. Often times Business Coaches teach but don’t do it themselves but Michael has a proven track record to back him up.

Michael chooses who he will work with. The size of the business is not as important as the type of individual you are. You need to be serious about your business and making the changes involved to reach some exciting goals.

What you can expect from Michael…..

  • An unreasonable, yet compassionate friend …
  • An Action Plan for you and the business …
  • New ideas, tactics and strategies for your business …
  • An outsider’s perspective and someone to hold you accountable …
  • Critiques of your work …
  • Honest feedback & communication …
  • Someone you’ll brainstorm with …
  • Someone you’ll be accountable to …
  • Somebody to keep you focused …
  • Someone you can confide in …

What Michael will expect from you…..

  • Drive and energy
  • A conscious decision to commit to improve yourself and your business
  • Make quick decisions …
  • Complete all work by agreed deadlines …
  • Test and Measure …
  • Celebrate your WINS and Praise your team …
  • Stick with the program so we can see long term results …

If this resonates with you then please contact Michael to arrange an Initial meeting to explore if coaching is for you.


People development is a passion for Michael and he is able to guide others to overcome real and imagined obstacles to achievement. He has a track record of helping highly intelligent and professionally expert clients become effective communicators and change agents within their organisations. Recognised as a skilled coach, Michael provides a safe yet challenging environment for clients to leverage and expand their strengths and leadership skills to excel in their organisations.

As an executive coach, Michael works with senior leaders, top performers and high potentials enabling them to solve problems, make decisions, build high performance teams and achieve personal and organizational goals.

Representative people Michael has coached

CEO and Executive Leadership Team, Manufacturing Industry
CEO, Global Firm of Consulting Engineers
CEO and Program Director, Third Level Educational Organisation
COO, Large media group
Partner, Leading stock broking firm
Several senior managers of a multi-national Electrical & Lighting Group
Senior and high potential managers, Finance Company
Several mid-level managers at multiple organisations in various industries
A BDM for a US Multi-National Software Corporation
A coach to other business and executive coaches globally
Global Contracts Lead, US Multi-National Technology & Consultancy Corporation
Small business owners.

Business and Organizational Leadership Experience

Prior to embarking on his coaching career, Michael gained extensive experience in senior management positions in Banking and Financial Services in Ireland. With the rapid expansion of Irelands Financial Services Industry, Michael enjoyed phenomenal success in building teams and systems to help deal effectively with the volume of growth being experienced

Michael started his coaching career with ActionCOACH Business and Executive Coaching where he received 12 coaching awards including being awarded the prestigious European Coach of the Year title for four years in a row. Adjudged at being the number one coach in the EMEA region for four years in a row was in recognition of his positive impact as a business and executive coach together with the growth of his own coaching practice.

As a one-to-one executive coach, Michael helps leaders get better by helping them identify and change behaviors that limit them from being as effective as they could be.  Additionally, he coaches leaders who are promoted and transitioning into jobs with greater scope.

As you can see from Michael’s testimonials he has built up a global community of ‘raving fans’ as he has delivered life changing coaching in a fun environment. Michael’s coaching will be challenging, emotional, energising and inspiring but most of all it gets his clients results.

Michael’s passion for personal development has led him to constantly invest in himself and he has embraced the words of Jim Rohn, “Don’t wish your job or business was easier, wish that you were better” to keep on the path of life long learning.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Michael regularly develops and facilitates seminars at all levels, including Leadership Development Programs, Facilitated Team-Building Sessions, 90-day Planning, Corporate Vision, Mission and Points of Culture to name but a few. He is also a sought after facilitator of Continued Professional Development (CPD) courses for a number of professional bodies.

Industries Michael Has Coached In…

Banking and Finance
Graphic Design
Professional Service Companies
Real Estate/Auctioneering
Third Level Education

Functional Coaching Experience

Change facilitation and management
Human Resources
Organisation Effectiveness
Program & project management Recruitment
Strategic planning and execution


Bachelor of Commerce
University College Cork, Ireland

Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, ACMA CGMA