Miriam is a Chartered Director from the IOD, Independent Strategic business consultant and a Non-Executive Director.
Miriam is the ex-CEO of one of Irelands largest communications groups - DDFH&B. During her 17 year tenure at DDFH&B she managed numerous acquisitions, new business models and more recently navigated the reorganisation of the business to create the merger with Target Mc Connells to form a new communications company called JWT folk .DDFH&B was 75% locally owned and specialised in Advertising, Digital content ,Reputation management,Experiental events and Brand PR.She worked with many large clients like Bord Gais ,National Lottery ,Littlewoods ,Irish life and SuperValu. She prides herself on helping launch many new brands and helping smaller companies navigate brand growth. Miriam also has over 15 years’ experience in senior client marketing roles in a number of blue-chip companies – She is an ex Marketing Director of Nestle, ex Head of communications for Bank of Ireland and held other marketing roles at Smith & Nephew and AIB.
Miriam is currently the chairman of Barnardos Ireland Board, is a Mentor on the Enterprise Ireland Panel, a Non-Executive Director at Bus Eireann and a strategic consultant to a number of small businesses.
Miriam is a graduate of UCD and holds a BComm and MBS in Marketing. She is a past president of the Marketing Institute of Ireland, past chairman of the Advertisers Association of Ireland, past council member of Dublin Chamber, past board member of the Irish Hospice foundation and a current council member for the IMI.