MARGARET DORGAN is a communications professional, highly experienced in planning and giving effect to communications strategies for national and global organisations. She was a Senior Communications Executive with The Atlantic Philanthropies, Bord Bia and Barnardos. She possesses strong analytical, planning and organizational skills and has significant experience influencing at senior level. She also works closely with CEOs in strategic planning for customized projects and targeted initiatives. She has been widely commended for her open, creative and engaging professional style of communications with all her audiences, with her clients and with their clients. She has passion and flair for PR and corporate communications has in more recent years been augmented by a developed skill set as a lecturer and trainer for a variety of clients in the private and public sector, often with a strong CSR element to project work. Current and recent roles include devising and delivering communications / presentations skills training with ICE, IADT and MIE; local enterprise training with start-up companies; and working with the Momentum Programme for the long-term unemployed, Accelerate programmes for Entrepreneurs and individual executive coaching. Through ISME training, she also delivers elements of the Essential Management Skills Programme and works closely with groups as trainer and mentor.