Business Adviser and Mentor
Veronica has vast experience in Business Start Ups, Entrepreneurship, Mentoring and Building for Growth. Her career spans over 30 years, having worked at Senior and Executive Management level in indigenous and multinational companies.
Earlier in her career she joined EMC Ireland (Global Leader in Enterprise Storage Solutions) as a Greenfield site in 1988 (22 employees). She rose to the position of General Manager for the entire Campus (1600+ employees in 2001) and held the position of Vice President of Manufacturing Operations from 1996-2001, reporting to the Senior Vice President of World Wide Manufacturing.
She currently works with a range of industries and sectors, including software, supply chain management, health care, the food sector, craft industry, technology and service providers. She mentors for a number of Entrepreneurial Programs, including New Frontiers and PINC – PINC, and for a number of state agencies (Enterprise Ireland, North & South Cork Enterprise Boards and IRD Duhallow).
She is also serving as a member on a number of advisory boards, including the Department of Economics at University College Cork, the NIMBUS Technology Centre at Cork Institute of Technology and the Small Business Advice Program.