Institute Staff

Title: DrDr
Name: Mary E. Collins
Department: Institute of Leadership
Role in Institute: Senior Executive Development Specialist
Location: Ireland
Description: Mary has been working in the Organisation Development/Talent Management field for over 14 years. She joined Deloitte in 2006 as the Head of Talent Development & Learning. Prior to that, she had a range of different OD roles in the Telecoms sector. Mary has recently commenced work with the Royal College of Surgeons Institute of Leadership. This role will involve working with senior leaders in the healthcare sector to develop their management and leadership capabilities through a range of executive development approaches e.g. executive coaching, 360 feedback, master classes etc. Mary will also be involved in academic work with the IOL including lecturing on a range of Masters programmes and also conducting research for the Institute. She currently lectures part-time on a range of OD/HR topics on the MSc in Management in DCU, MSc. in Human Resource Development in NUI Maynooth. Mary also supervises research at masters and doctoral levels. Mary completed the Professional Doctorate Programme in Dublin City University in 2010. Her research focus was looking at enhancing the psychological contract of Generation Y in the professional service sector to enhance performance and engagement levels. She is now a regular conference and key note speaker in this area. Mary is an accredited coach with the Association of Coaching (AC) and is qualified in the use of a range of psychometric and personality assessment instruments. She is also a Licensed Business NLP Practitioner and holds an Advanced Diploma in Hypno-Psychotherapy. Mary is co-authoring a book due to be published in Spring 2014 with the Institute of Chartered Accountants titled 'Managing Smart People and Other Professionals.'
Phone: (ext) +353 1 402 8688