Profile: Training Facilitator
John Mulligan Training Facilitator John Mulligan
M.A. Hum. Psych.; MA in Conflict Facilitation and Organisational Change; Dip. Facilitator Styles; B,A., HDE, F.I.I.T.D. M.I.I.
Cert. Counselling. Certified mediator; Certified Conflict Coach; Certified N.V.C. Trainer.
John Mulligan specialises in leadership, team and organisational development and conflict management. John has some 30 years experience of team and organisational development and executive coaching for a wide variety of public, private and not-for-profit organisations. He established and facilitates on the Future Leaders Programme for the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education for senior IS and IT managers based in universities in the UK and Ireland. His current contribution to the programme emphasises teamwork, advanced communication and conflict management as a core leadership capabilities. His work is highly experiential and based on leading research and practice in the field.
John is a certified, conflict coach(Cinergy™), certified mediator(MII), facilitator and OD consultant and helps create high performing teams and organisations by enhancing dialogue, relationships and attention to results. Formerly, as Director of the Human Potential Research Group at the University of Surrey, U.K., he established and ran their MSc in Change Agent Skills and Strategy. He established Breakthrough Consultancy in 1995, is a Fellow of the Irish Institute for Training and Development, and holds a Masters Degrees in both Psychology and Conflict Facilitation. He is TMP;MBTI;WoWV; certified and uses a range of other instrumentation such as Thomas Kilman conflict styles, Leadership Practices Inventory, etc. as needed.
John has has mediated, consulted and provided facilitation and training in leadership and teamwork for a broad range of organisations such as banking, insurance, universities and pharmaceuticals, health services as well as several IT companies and small to medium enterprises in the UK and Ireland. Client list includes: Barclays Bank, Glaxo Smith Kline, Aon Insurance, the Health Service Executive, and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education UK., St Vincent de Paul, University College Cork, EU funded Peace II & III programmes.