Dave A. Barry, Chartered FCIPD

A graduate of UCC in HR and French & Economics, after initial customer service and finance roles in the travel and retail sectors, Dave joined Eli Lilly in February 1999 for thirteen years across HR, Lean Six Sigma/Organization Development and Finance at three Cork locations with close US and European links.

Keen to lead in other sectors, Dave left Lilly in October 2011 and after an interim HR Self-Service project role with Telefonica in Dublin, he joined global cybersecurity organization Trend Micro in Cork in March 2013 as Head of HR – Ireland and interim Southern Europe.

Passionate about culture, strategy and people and part-time lecturing in UCC on related topics since June 2015, Dave moved on from Trend in October 2016 to actively-pursue management consulting opportunities specifically-focused on these areas, initially as Director Talent & Transformation at Fastnet – The Talent Group prior to establishing Conexion.ie in October 2018.