Jimmy Barrett is a HR Business Partner with MSD at the Brinny Site in Co. Cork. Jimmy has a degree in Public Administration from UL and a H.Dip in Business Studies & MSc in IR & HRM from NUI Galway. Jimmy worked in HR with GE Healthcare & Dairygold before moving to MSD in 2019. As part of his role with MSD, Jimmy is also the DE&I Lead for MSD across Ireland, leading a group of DE&I Site Champions in developing & implementing strategies & initiatives to embed Diverse & Inclusive ways of working across all 6 MSD locations in Ireland.
Peter is Managing Director of Futurewise, a future of work insights company and has a background in banking, management consulting and staffing companies. Peter is on the steering committee of the 30% club and Vice Chairman on the Board of the mental health charity Aware. He has published 2 books “Fun Unplugged” and “Family Fun Unplugged”, books designed to take families off their digital devices.
Gillian Harford is the former Head of HR Strategy & Planning with AIB. With a career spanning almost 40 years, she has been responsible for significant people change with particular focus on Culture, Career, Diversity and Agile Work. Gillian is currently working on assignment as the Country Executive for the 30% Club in Ireland, sponsored by PwC, helping to build their future strategy, and also works directly with client organisations focusing on diversity and workplace change.
Gillian is a member of the Institute of Directors, fellow of CIPD, a fellow of the Institute of Bankers. She is a member of the Board for the RCSI Hospital Group and is the Chair of the Board for Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.