Who is Danu Consulting?

Finola Howe is the founder and Managing director of Danu Consulting which was set up in 2007.

Our Background

Finola holds a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering and diploma in Industrial Studies from the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland. She holds an executive MBA from Columbia University Business School, New York, and an MSc in Work and Organisational Behaviour (CIPD accredited) from Dublin City University. She is an accredited mediator specialising in workplace/employment mediation and is qualified in psychometric testing (Occupational ability and personality testing), registered with the British Psychological Society.  

Having worked as a senior executive and people manager for many years, she has extensive training and experience in coaching, developing teams, strategy, business process development and increasing organisational performance.

Over 23 years Finola has worked as an engineer, 3D printing/Rapid prototyping industry consultant, and at senior executive levels within a multinational environment across several international locations. She has managed teams of up to 500 employees and multi-million dollar budgets across various roles in quality, manufacturing operations, global environmental & chemical compliance, and supply chain for a $2 billion global business, and now brings that broad experience to her management consultancy practice.  By building strong teams, creating collaborative global relationships, solid processes and focus on planning and execution, she has enabled multi-million dollar cost reductions while enabling business growth and increasing customer satisfaction.

Finola specialises in

  • building successful teams,
  • leading and developing diverse and global/virtual teams;
  • setting strategic direction, alignment and execution;
  • change management processes;
  • complex program management and process development;
  • leadership development;
  • coaching and mentoring;
  • creating stakeholder alignment;
  • mediation, conflict resolution and gaining alignment.

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