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Barry McDonnell

Barry is a highly experienced facilitator with excellent communication and facilitation skills. He is a key member of HPC’s Leadership and Management Development Team.

Barry has been successfully delivering training services to major banks, corporations and business enterprises both in Ireland and abroad since 1994. In 2006 he affiliated to HPC as a Facilitator in Management Development and Personal Skills for Business. Barry has extensive experience in developing and implementing effective Performance Management programmes thereby helping businesses achieve their objectives through their people.



Prior to moving into Training and Development Barry spent 20 years in various Management Positions with Bank of Ireland Treasury Services. These roles were based in Dublin, London and Jersey, and during this time he gained extensive experience managing, developing and leading teams in both client-facing and operational areas.


HPC Work

Advanced Negotiation Skills and Conflict Management

Communication with Impact

Influencing Skills

Writing Skills


Barry holds a certificate in Training and Continuing Education from NUI Maynooth and is a trained Psychometric Test user holding both Level A (Ability & Aptitude) and Level B (Personality) certification from the British Psychological Society. He is certified to facilitate the Insights Discovery® psychometric profiling system.


“What do I enjoy most about training? In a nutshell,  it’s helping people peel back the layers and identify the core fundamentals of effective communication. Reaching that A-ha, penny dropping, dawning moment with a group does it for me!”

We think differently

We push the boundaries for our clients by challenging mindsets and offering new ways of thinking. We’ll expand your thinking and offer a practical, pragmatic and honest approach to the design phase. We do this with one purpose in mind; to achieve measurable and lasting results.

Our Solutions

Enabling leaders to develop an authentic leadership style, which inspires and motivates.

Building individual manager self-confidence and an ability to manage a team.

High-impact programmes that accelerate graduate development and build long-term career paths.

Developing the next generation of leaders as they make the transition to a more senior role.

Shorter programmes designed to meet specific individual and team needs across organisations.

An experienced panel of accredited coaches who support the development of individual performance.

Enabling the true power of senior teams through to achieve collective performance and growth.

Our adaptive approach to tailoring and delivering any of our solutions in the virtual world.

Ready to discuss how a partnership with HPC can advance your business?