Siobhán Bradley as Principal Coach and Consultant in OpenTalk, brings over 20 years experience building leadership capacity and capability for change in individuals and organisations, initially in UCD Business School and then through executive education in the IPA. Siobhán has worked extensively across the public sector in Ireland, with a broad range of civil service, state agencies, local government, education and health organisations, augmented by work in various private sectors, e.g., engineering, professional and financial services.

Her experience leading cross government collaborations while in DFA; leading a flagship local government programme and designing the first cross agency collaborative programme for the whole Criminal Justice sector prompted her to establish OpenTalk, specifically to help organisations develop more open, collaborative and innovative ways of working, to deliver strategy and enable people to thrive through their work. Taking a systemic approach, she interweaves her qualifications in change and OD, HR Strategy and mediation/conflict with her experience and passion of supporting individuals, teams and organisations through a coaching approach.

Her previous career in PR and Communications consultancy (San Francisco) and marketing in entrepreneurial software companies in Ireland and the US developed her passion for impactful communications. She enjoys facilitation, teaching and contributing to research and has brought her experience to international work in South Africa, the Seychelles, EU and the UK.

She is accredited with ICF and EMCC and is a trained Mediator, qualified Conflict and also Well-Being Coach. She is also on the Board of the Mater Foundation.