"I am passionate about helping my clients to design careers and lives based on their unique values, interests, skills and purpose. I combine my technical skills and ability from the fields of Career and Business with an intuitive, dynamic, and empowering approach to make this happen".

- Cliona Hillery



I am a qualified, accredited and highly experienced Executive & Career coach. For the past 15 years I have worked as a Career Specialist & Consultant in Trinity College Dublin as well as Smurfit School of Business, UCD. Prior to that I worked as a management consultant in Human Capital & Strategy consulting for a Big 4 firm in both London and Dublin. I hold a B.Comm (Int’l), an MEd. (Guidance & Counselling), and a Diploma in Executive Coaching & Leadership. I am a qualified 16PF practitioner and am a member of the Association for Coaching.


I coach on all aspects of career planning, career transitioning and career performance, drawing on my deep & extensive experience of 1:1 coaching, my role as a management consultant as well as work I have pioneered and lectured at Trinity College Dublin. I coach Emerging Leaders in a number of organisations the focus of which is to develop, inspire, empower & mobilise future talent to reach individual & organisational goals. My expertise also includes supporting my clients in articulating their own unique value proposition, creating an effective & targeted CV / LI profile and preparing for interview.


My client base includes both private individuals who are self-sponsored as well as engagements with diverse corporates of differing size and presenting situations. Amongst these are Global Investment Banks, Global Corporates, NGOs, Big 4, Tech, Commercial Law Firms, Global Communications & Educational Institutions.