Waterford Members


Margaret Julian

Founder & Principal of GDPR Audit
Network Ireland Waterford President

Margaret Julian is the founder/principal of GDPR Audits. Her specialties and expertise include Data Protection and the regulatory compliance requirements of the financial industry. She works to help businesses safeguard and comply with what is required under the GDPR & Data Protection Legislation. Margaret also works with Brokers in the Finance industry on Central Bank Regulatory Compliance. Margaret is a Data Protection Compliance Mentor & Trainer with the LEO network and a member of the ACOI.

Aisling Finn

The Book Resort-Managing

The Book Resort is an Irish book subscription & gift box company. We send luxury boxes, beautifully presented with wonderful new books, delicious chocolate & an artisan wellness surprise to book lovers worldwide every day. Subscriptions & once off boxes are available with a handwritten card included. All of our suppliers are Irish (even our boxes are Made in Ireland) and we offer our customers free delivery in Ireland. Fabulous products, Exceptional customer service and 100% Irish owned

Aisling O’Neill

Manager, ArcLabs Research and Innovation Centre, WIT
Founding Member Network Ireland Waterford Branch

Manager of ArcLabs Research and Innovation Centre, President of Network Ireland Waterford branch 2017/2018, President of Network Ireland 2021, On the board of Garter Lane Arts Centre, Yoga teacher with AlphaZone School of Yoga. Love life in Waterford – family, friends, food, music, theatre, entrepreneurship, coast, mountains… We have it all here 😍

Amy O’Sullivan

AOS Consulting, Owner

Amy owns AOS Consulting, a boutique digital marketing agency that specialises in a social-media-first-approach to marketing. Amy is a qualified trainer and offers a range of marketing and social media workshops. AOS Consulting works with companies varying from one person SME’s to multinational firms, and are passionate about helping brands to elevate their digital presence.

Amy is also the Social Media Manager for Network Ireland 2021 and led the Waterford branch as President last year.

Ann-Marie Deady

AM Deady Design, Owner and Designer
Network Ireland Waterford Social Media Officer

Hi there! i’m Ann-Marie, the face behind AM Deady Design. I’m a Graphic Designer and tea addict based in Waterford, Ireland specialising in Branding Identity, illustration, and Content Creation for your brand. I hold a degree in Visual Communications from Waterford Institute of Technology. With a passion for all things design, I deliver design solutions to help you with your business. Whether you’re established or starting out I can help you on your design journey from concept to completion!

Ann Marie Shannon

Director, Veritas Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors
Network Ireland Waterford Treasurer

Ann Marie is co-owner and managing director of Veritas Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors providing accounting, auditing, business and taxation advisory services. Ann Marie holds a Master of Business in Accounting as well as being a Chartered Accountant. She has vast experience in both small-medium and Big4 accounting practices. She is a trustee and board member of Solas Cancer Support Centre (South East). She recognises the importance of gender balance and role of women in business. Find her on LinkedIn here.

Astrid O’Callaghan

Audit Manager,  Ernst & Young

EY is a global leader in assurance, consulting, strategy and transactions, and tax services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over.

12 Cremore Drive, Grange Manor, Waterford City, Waterford X91E6FX

Find Astrid on LinkedIn here.

Baya Salmon-Hawk

CEO at BodyMagic

Baya trained as a psychotherapist in the UK and discovered EFT tapping when it first landed there. Being clinically obese at the time, she decided to apply the technique to herself and over a period of time lost 100 pounds in weight. She now teaches her own blend of EFT Tapping online to help women and men conquer their food cravings, feel empowered about their choices and finally, create the body that will keep them happy and healthy. She works in groups and on a one to one basis.

Clodagh Walsh

Founder and Director, SpeakEasy Communications

The most powerful presentation tool you have is YOU.

Clodagh is a former broadcast journalist with RTÉ. She owns and runs SpeakEasy Communications. Specialising in media training and presentation coaching, Clodagh works with clients to help build their skills so they can gain confidence and speak with ease. She works with individuals or in small groups. Her workshops are designed to give you the attention you need so you feel confident speaking in public or dealing with the media.

Derbhile Graham

Celebrant, Derbhile Graham Life Celebrant

Derbhile Graham is a family and funeral celebrant, and she creates and delivers ceremonies that help you tell the truth about your love. She delivers funeral, wedding and baby naming ceremonies and she also offers a service called Ceremonies For You, which gives you the power to decide what you want to celebrate. Derbhile draws on her writing and public speaking skills to deliver ceremonies filled with passion, laughter – and meaning.

Éadaoin Breathnach

Director, Waterford Film Centre

Éadaoin Breathnach is Director of Waterford Film Centre, a cooperative in Waterford City that facilitates film makers in the South-East of Ireland. She is currently producing Imbolg, a short science fiction film and ‘Check Out’, a short heartfelt drama. Éadaoin is also a theatre producer and music director, working in the arts for over ten years in Waterford, collaborating with many organisations to create original work every year.

Éadaoin Carrick

Co-owner & Director, Cantec Group
Network Ireland Branch Ex Officio & Membership Officer

A mum of 2 grown-up children, I love getting out for fresh air, enjoying good food with family & friends, and visiting gardens & plant nurseries (mostly you’ll find me out in the back garden digging & pruning). I’m Operations Director with CANTEC incorporating DOCUTEC (managed print), SMARTOFFICE (automation solutions) & PROMOTIVE (design & branding). I’m Network Ireland Waterford Branch President 2021, I’m a Director of the Symphony Club of Waterford, and a Director of Waterford Chamber.

Hazel Cotterell

Hazal Cotterell

Finance Director, Cantec

Hazel works with Cantec Group which is a leader in managed print services and business process automation solutions. As Finance Director, she is responsible for all the company’s finance functions including accounting, financial planning and analysis and also managing the day to day administration function. She also liaises with other departments to develop and execute long term growth strategy for Cantec Group. Outside of work, Hazel enjoys travelling, sports and activities with her family.

Janice Taylor

Co-Owner, Strategic HR and General Manager, Lisduggan Farm Foods

Janice is the Co-Owner of Strategic HR and General Manager of Lisduggan Farm Foods. With eighteen years of experience, she places value on people, culture, goals and communication.  Janice has put structures in place for new and existing companies. She is able to guide management to better describe their goals and implement strategies to surpass them. You are looking to fill a position? Janice, she pays attention to detail, understands cultural fit and team coherence.

Lisa O’Brien

South East Youth Services Manager, Focus Ireland

Lisa O Brien has worked in the homeless sector with Focus Ireland for 15 years in a range of frontline services from Housing First to Education and Youth. In 2015 she commenced one of the first HF4Y (Housing First for Youth) services in Europe. She is a founding and active member of Feantsa Youth Network and an observer member of the Feantsa administrative council. She works closely with the European Housing First Hub in designing and delivering training in HF4Y across Europe.

Louise Walsh

Baby Sensory South East, Owner

Louise is the owner of Baby Sensory South East. Baby Sensory classes run in venues across the southeast. It is a learning and development programme designed especially for babies upto 13 months. Each week our class has a different theme with a range of activites. You can come for a whole year and never experience the same class twice!!! It is also an opportunity for socialising for both adults and babies. I am a mum of 2. I enjoy walking, pilates and meeting family and friends in my spare time.

Mailo Power

Managing Director Monkey Cups
Network Ireland Waterford Vice President

Mailo is Managing Director of Monkey Reusable Products Ltd.

Mailo’s passion is to help turn the tide on single-use disposables by developing a range of colourful and stylish reusable alternatives. Since launching at Showcase Ireland in 2019 Monkey Cups have become a leading brand in the reusable coffee cup and water bottle market both in retail and custom branding corporate sectors, exporting to clients in England, France and USA.

MJ Jacob

Owner & Founder, Mad Jessie

I am proud to have founded Mad Jessie, an athleticwear brand creating unique, fun, wearable art products designed to last, allowing people to feel great about who they are and embrace a confidant and fun life. I live on my boat, where I draw and create new fabric designs, and I love to sail out in the open sea. I am an Artist, Programme Coordinator & Art Educator, and I work with Waterford Walls International Street Art Festival as their Walls Liaison Officer and Volunteer Programme Coordinator.

Natalie Garland-Cooke

Owner Director, ncco (NC Consulting & Co)

ncco (NC Consutling) is an award-winning business development, digital transformation, CRM & process improvement consultancy. Natalie, founder, is passionate about growing & developing businesses & offers companies focussed, no nonsense practical advice, enabling clients to improve their bottom line. ncco is an approved provider of several LEO & EI mentorship programmes & training courses. In here spare time Natalie is an art and book enthusiast who loves to cook & eat!

Paula O’Gorman

Design & Marketing Manager, Promotive – A Cantec Group Company

Paula is the Design and Marketing Manager for the Cantec Group. Highly experienced in Graphic Design and Marketing, Paula ensures that group marketing objectives are met through a combination of analysis, creative strategies, leadership, and planning. In addition, Paula takes the helm at Promotive Design & Marketing Agency (a Cantec Group company). Promotive help their customers grow their businesses by identifying, developing, and implementing marketing strategies that offer real results. Find her on LinkedIn here.

Rachel Kidd

Clinical Director Kidd Talk (Speech and Language Therapy)

Rachel Kidd is the Clinical Director and Founder of Kidd Talk Speech and Language Therapy. Based in Waterford City, Kidd Talk offers high quality speech and language therapy services to children. At Kidd Talk, we like to keep things simple. Our mission is to provide real world solutions for children with speech and language difficulties – solutions that get right to the core of a child’s needs and dovetail with parents’ busy schedules and not against it.

Sara Dalton

Sara Dalton

Owner, Sassy and Classy Plus
Network Ireland Waterford Secretary

Sassy and Classy Plus, are a proud, plus-size clothing store offering people a safe space to browse and discover or RE-discover their passion for fashion. We are an appointment-only boutique, where you will be treated with the utmost respect & dignity. For us, comfort is key. We want our customers to feel completely relaxed & at ease. Feel free to browse our site to get a feel for what you can expect and contact us today to take the first step on your incredible new journey!

Shana Chu

Founder/CEO, STYL.wrap

Shana Chu is the CEO and founder of STYL.wrap. An innovative cloud-based platform that is using AI to reduce waste and over-production from the fashion supply chain while reducing high returns from e-commerce by reverse engineer sizing and fit issues. With over 10 year’s previous experience working in clothing design and manufacturing, Shana is a big believer in leveraging technology to bridge gaps between designers and factories to support consistent sizing, production, and sustainability.


Sinead O’Neill

Life & Business Coach, SineadONeill.ie
Network Ireland Waterford Event Coordinator

Sinéad O’Neill is a life and business coach. She qualified through the ILI, an accredited ACSTH programme with the International Coach Federation, the longest established and most respected Coach and Coaching Accrediting Body in the world in 2015.

Since then, she has continued to add to her professional qualifications while also working in a senior management role in a busy marketing department of a leading retail company.

Susan Hogan

Accounts & Office Manager, Enerpower

A graduate of Waterford Institute of Technology, Susan is a highly capable office manager and highly experienced in all areas of accounts and office procedures. A proven track record of working in diverse, target driven office environments that require multi-tasking, problem-solving and team-focused skills. Susan is experienced in working with teams to ensure that work is fully prepared for delivery whilst ensuring a high level of compliance in accordance with all quality assurance standards.

Suzanne Parker

Principal Solicitor, Parker Law

Parker Law is a full-service legal firm offering support to private and commercial clients. We are based in Waterford City and represent clients nationwide. We offer a fresh, new approach to law which is tailored to each client’s needs. We believe an important part of being a solicitor is making people’s lives a little easier.

Teri Morris

Founder & Owner, ImpulseHub
Network Ireland Waterford Website Officer

Teri is owner/founder of ImpulseHub web design where compelling stories, brands and websites are made. She is passionate about helping women entrepreneurs and micro and small businesses grow their business online. She is a Strikingly expert and also Shopify partner. She’s been a member of the Waterford branch of Network Ireland for three years.

Victoria Wilmott - Victoria's Incredible Edibles

Victoria Wilmott

Owner, Victoria’s Incredible Edibles

Based in Waterford, Victoria’s Incredible Edibles produces a range of handmade food products, packed with incredible flavour and are a great source of joy and happiness. Chocolate is something very close to owner Victoria’s heart, so she uses a unique blend of ingredients to create rich, delicious indulgence, unlike other chocolate. Victoria’s chocolates are lavish, silky, smooth, and are adored by her customers. They will tingle your taste buds, delight the senses, and make you yearn for more.