Her experience within both the private, public and voluntary/third sector as well as social enterprise spans the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe, Middle East and Russia. She has worked within a wide range of businesses reflective of diverse sectors inclusive of start-ups and well established Multinationals. She brings that international experience to local SMEs to support them to grow. She has a passion for supporting NI businesses by developing sales, profit and systems that in turn supports the growth of local SMEs and ultimately creates jobs.
Relevant qualifications and experience including mentoring and delivery of workshops/ seminars:
Nancy has delivered over 170 workshops and seminars as well as provided mentoring in numerous markets. Nancy has worked on programmes for SMEs and start-ups as well as for young people and students. Some of the programmes she has worked on include Dungannon’s Creative Industries programme, Belfast City Council’s Go for Growth programme, Women in Business’ Connect programme, Queen’s SU Women’s Innovateher programme, IntertradeIreland’s Elevate and Acumen programme, SkillsNet programme in Ireland, AIB’s Small Business programme, Business in the Community’s mentoring programming and direct mentoring with business owners on private contracts. Nancy also has experience of working with social enterprises and voluntary organisations. Nancy has delivered over 100 workshops for organisations such as Grafton Recruitment, Young Enterprise, Ulster University, Belfast City Council, Business in the Community, Gauge, FSB, DTNI, Women in Business, Queens University, and Association of MBAs and has worked with MBA schools internationally. She has also delivered a variety of workshops for SMEs and specific businesses depending on the needs of the company – examples include facilitating strategy days and sales training. Nancy was responsible for creating and delivering training workshops across the States for brand ambassadors; companies included Virgin Media, Gap Inc, Coty Rimmel, MTV, Nintendo and FHM Magazine. Nancy also teaches part time at Ulster University.