Deirdre is National President of Network Ireland, a dynamic organisation supporting the professional and personal development of women. Established in 1983, Network Ireland has over 500 members and eight branches across the country. The membership is made up of a very diverse group of women, from budding entrepreneurs, SME owners, professionals and leaders in indigenous and multinational organisations to non profits, charities, arts and the public sector.
Deirdre is a PR & Marketing Professional with over 25 years industry experience in the UK and Ireland. She is a managing partner with Fuzion, an award-winning PR, Marketing and Design Communications agency focused on providing innovative solutions for Public Relations, Crisis PR, Internal Communications, Lobbying, Media Training, Event Management, Graphic Design and Digital Marketing. Deirdre founded the business in her home town of Tralee in 2000 and now works between the organisation's Dublin and Cork offices.
Deirdre is passionate about supporting female entrepreneurship, be it in business or career based. Her vision for Network Ireland is for members to use the organisation as a means to fuel their ambition, by connecting with like minded individuals and organisations, supporting each other and showing leadership within their business communities and sectors. For further information on Network Ireland visit www.networkireland.ie