Breda McCague

Organisational Transformation Specialist & Lean In Ireland Co-Founder

Breda McCague is an energetic, engaging speaker who is known for her naturally dynamic performances.  She has the ability to engage her audience  easily and to keep them enthralled.  She is a breath of fresh air on stage, who provokes new ways of thinking and helps her audience arrive at new approaches to age old business and societal issues.

A Transformational Change specialist, having worked across Financial Services for almost 20 years, Breda has extensive experience delivering change programmes across large businesses in Ireland and the UK.  She specialises in coaching companies in successful delivery of their Organisational, Innovative and Cultural change initiatives.

Breda is also Co-Founder and Chair of the Lean-In-Ireland organization, representing Ireland and Europe on the Global stage. empowers women to achieve their ambitions.  Breda motivates women, and often men, helping them to accelerate their career paths.  She also helps teams and companies to achieve their equality goals.

She also shares expertise to help audiences to improve their work life blend.  She plays music with two bands, has spent 20 years in the Reserve Defence Forces as the first female Officer in her unit. She works full time, has 3 young kids, and enjoys networking on social media.

With Breda as a speaker at your event you can expect a fully engaged audience, focused topics, accompanied by a little fun.

  • Transformational Change
  • Organisational Change
  • Cultural Change
  • Innovative Change
  • Gender Equality
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Time Maximisation.

"On behalf of the HR Partner team I would like to thank you very much for your time last Thursday in joining us for our final module of our Thrive programme.  You brought such practical and informative insights into the subjects of transformational change and the area of diversity which is so important to us here at UCD.  Your  practical, informative yet simplified advice was hugely impactful for the team and your warm and engaging style was deeply appreciated." HR Team UCD

Breda has starred in multiple Role Model presentations to hundreds of our staff and the feedback has been consistently positive - Breda has a fantastic, natural and accessible style that is simply inspiring to her audience, her infectious enthusiasm is so motivating for all and colleagues would love the opportunity to engage with Breda all day.” Andrew Keating, Chief Financial Officer, Bank of Ireland

“I loved Breda's energy and can-do attitude. Breda lives the 'no hurdle to big' mentality.  She is engaging, authentic and relatable.” Bank of Ireland staff

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