CEO, Irish Institute of Training & Development (IITD)
Sinead has worked in senior roles with the Irish Institute of Training & Development for over 18 years. In her capacity of CEO, she leads the team to develop a high value member offer and the strategic alliance of the IITD with all stakeholders.
The IITD is the professional body in Ireland representing members concerned with human resource training and development in Ireland. It strives to lead the learning and development profession in Ireland by inspiring excellence in practice to develop individuals and organisations to reach their full potential
Sinead has vast experience with Individuals, Corporates, Further and Higher Education Providers and State Agencies and has represented the industry in an influencing and Advocacy role for many years.
Highly qualified with an Msc in Leadership & Change Management, a BA in Local and Community Development and a Certificate in Training & Development, Sinead has led the Institute’s strategic development work and has overseen the research and engagement with members to inform the ongoing development of the member offer and Continuous professional development opportunities for practitioners.
She served as a Board Member of IFTDO (International Federation of Training & Development Organisations) which represents more than 500,000 learning and development professionals in over 30 countries.
Sinead volunteers with the Kildare Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland where she manages a specialist Speech & Language Therapy Service for 70 people with Down Syndrome.