Orla Maher is a Senior HR Leader whose love of, the Arts and Travel & Rugby is currently seriously challenged! Starting out as a Secondary school teacher, Orla first moved into HR Management in the Retail Sector. This was followed by management roles in Industrial Relations and General HR Management in the Finance Sector, where she also completed an MBA.
After this, Orla founded and ran a successful HR Consultancy for 8 years, giving her broad exposure to Industry and change management, resulting in her passion for managing organisational transition and talent development. Most recently Orla has worked with ESB, the premier Energy Company in Ireland, in roles focussed on Talent and Capability Development. She is a Fellow of the CIPD and the IITD.