Alison McMurtrie – iDunn Consulting
After an international career spanning almost 20 years, Alison McMurtrie completed her MBA through Warwick Business School. The MBA validated the skills she had acquired during her career, and helped provide the last piece of the puzzle to leave her role in the oil and gas industry and set up her own business.
Ciara Petty – Ciara Petty Design
Ciara Petty returned to Ireland after spending almost 10 years in London working in interior design and branding for a retail design agency, where she was design lead on hospitality and retail projects for clients in South Korea, America and across Europe.
Declan Treanor – Performance Treanor
A year working as a business consultant was enough for Declan Treanor to realise that the corporate world wasn’t for him.
Grace Quinn – The Classic Mother & Baby Company
The arrival of her second child signalled both the end of Grace Quinn’s 10-year career in oil and gas and the beginning of her journey as an entrepreneur dealing in high-end hospital bag bundles and gift sets for new and expectant mothers.
Rachel Forbes – House of EQ
Rachel Forbes’ journey from the cut-and-thrust world of international finance to founding the House of EQ, a start-up based on boosting self-awareness through sensorial stimulation, is not as unlikely as it may seem.