Jennifer Rock

Jennifer Rock is the founder of The Skin Nerd®, including Nerd Network online skin consultations and the Cleanse Off Mitt®, and a multi-award winning dermal facialist and skin tutor. She is also the author of number one bestseller ‘The Skin … Read More

Mary O’Donoghue

Mary O’Donoghue has over 30 years’ experience as both a Spa, Clinic and Educator in the Health, Beauty & Aesthetic Industry. Mary is ITEC , CIBTAC and CIDESCO qualified and has a vast array of advanced Diplomas in Aesthetics, Laser … Read More

Margaret O’Rourke Doherty

Margaret O’Rourke Doherty has been immersed in the hair and beauty industry for many years. After a five-year stint as a senior receptionist for Peter Mark, Margaret earned a CIDESCO Diploma in Beauty and Spa Management in addition to Postgraduate … Read More

Sheila Curran

Since graduating as a CIDESCO therapist in 1980 Sheila Curran has worked in all aspects of the Beauty, Spa & Wellness sector both Nationally & Internationally. Beginning with teaching her interests brought her to France where she broadened her knowledge … Read More

Anna Keely

The Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School first opened its doors on the 1st March 1972 and has been synonymous with excellence in Beauty Training every since. The school gives exceptional education to each student:  We offer well-rounded and career shaping courses … Read More

Charlotte Bradshaw

A qualified Chartered Accountant with over 23 years’ experience managing the finances of numerous companies, Charlotte brought her skillset to the Dylan Bradshaw brand in 2000 and has never looked back. More than a stalwart behind the scenes at Dylan … Read More

Maeve O’Healy-Harte

Industry expert and HABIC executive, Maeve has worked tirelessly for the past two years on the development of a National Hairdressing Apprenticeship with the Hairdressing Council. She holds a BA Degree in Education & Training, a Higher Diploma in Supervisory … Read More

Heidi Grimwood

Fitness and spa business expert, Heidi Grimwood qualified as a fitness instructor in New Zealand before opening Richard Branson’s first corporate gym in London. She hopped on her first ship at 19 years of age to sail the seven seas … Read More

June McCarthy

Over her years working in the beauty industry June has been involved in the supply and distribution of IPL and Microdermabrasion equipment to the beauty and medical sectors. She was also involved in the distribution of other products i.e. 24 … Read More

Mariga Sheedy

A 30-year veteran of the beauty industry and the founder of Skin Essentials by Mariga skincare range, Mariga continues to work with personal clients in her Wexford-based clinic while also being a sought-after speaker and educator on the international skincare … Read More

Tara McConnell

With 30 years of working in the Beauty industry, I opened the doors of In Vogue Beauty Salon 23 years ago in the heart of Blackrock. I had returned from working my way around the world on cruise ships finishing … Read More

Caroline McEnery

Caroline McEnery, Managing Director of The HR Suite and HR and Employment Law Expert. Caroline is a former member of the Low Pay Commission and is also an adjudicator in the Work Place Relations Commission. She has also completed a … Read More

Debra Morris

Qualification Lead Health and Beauty Having worked within the beauty industry for over 30 years, Debra is passionate about standards and qualifications. Prior to working at VTCT Debra worked at Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC) where she … Read More

Diahann Buckley

I am professional Spa Consultant with 20 years’ experience in Spa Development and Operational industry.  Providing a seamless continuity of expertise through all the critical stages of spa’s creation, from the initial research & feasibility, concept formation, space planning, spa … Read More

Jennifer Butler

My passion for beauty treatments and products in my youth meant that I was destined for a career in the beauty industry. I opened my first 2 nail bars in Stillorgan and Foxrock over 25 years ago. My wealth of … Read More

Laila Sergejeva

My name is Laila Sergejeva. I am Latvian native who have moved to Ireland in 2004 and have  had done all my carrier training and hairdressing start in Latvia.  Attended Gymnasium of Maths and completed 4 years in hairdressing  school … Read More

Niall Rafferty

Niall Rafferty HDip, MSc, PhT. is a licensed Sports & Physical Therapist and a certified Personal Trainer that has been working in the sports and leisure industry for the past 25years. A former International waterpolo player and World competitor in … Read More

Tracy Hlukaku

Tracy Hlukaku is an up and coming hairstylist, proud owner of Traychic Designs, a mobile hairdressing company catering mainly to persons of African ethnicities. She specialises in bridal hairstyling, custom wigs and extensions. Noticing a gap in the market, Tracy … Read More

Sonia O Dwyer

‘Training and Education in Beauty Therapy is an ever evolving field and one where I feel most at home. Working to build higher standards and create the most effective learning and development strategies brings me both satisfaction and desire for more. With over … Read More

Mark Moloney

I am the managing director and founder of the Professional Beauty Group which owns Professional Beauty, Hairdressers Journal, Salon International, Aesthetic Medicine and World Spa & Wellness We operate in Ireland, India, South Africa, UAE and the UK and try … Read More

Linda Ennis

Linda Ennis is a qualified ITEC/CIBTAC/CIDESCO Beauty Therapist who holds a BA Honours Degree in Education & Training. Linda has worked in the beauty industry for over 30 years in a managerial and training capacity for global cosmetic brands such … Read More

Gerard Gordon

Gerard Gordon, CIDESCO Executive Director, began his career at CIDESCO International Head Office in 2007. Born and raised in Australia, Gerard later moved to Switzerland where he currently lives with his family. He has an MBA from the University of … Read More

Eileen Fleming

Eileen Fleming co-founded The Buff Day Spa in 2002 and now is the sole owner. With over 16 years of industry experience, Eileen’s drive and passion has made The Buff Day Spa into Dublin’s most successful day spa, achieving phenomenal … Read More

Barbara Aldritt

Barbara Aldritt began her hairdressing career in Ireland. After becoming qualified in all aspects of hairdressing, she moved to Australia where she gained vast experience and honed her skills both creatively and in business. When she finally returned to Ireland in … Read More

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