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Our Team

While we have a range of consultants and associate trainers that work with us on a regular basis, the following represent the core OpenMinds team.

Mr David Walsh, Director of Training
David has wide ranging expertise and competencies in the area of diversity management. He has conducted research on the issue of policing and interculturalism in the Irish context and has worked/lectured in both Ireland and Europe on diversity issues. He is a member of and a former board member of SIETAR Europa (Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research). He is a member of the Sociological Association of Ireland and the author of Policing Pluralism (in Cultivating Pluralism, Oak tree Press, 2000). He is a Licenced Master Practitioner of Neuro Lingustic Programming and is trained in the use of Appreciative Enquiry as a research methodology in managing differences. David is also a member of the IMCA (Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors in Ireland) and the ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management).
Mr. David Walsh


Dr Susan Walsh,
Organisational and Management Consultant

Susan Walsh, holds a PhD in marketing and management, an MA in marketing and an IITD Trainers Skills certificate. In addition, she is a member of the Institute of Business Advisers and a graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland.

In conjunction with her academic background she has considerable industry experience (having worked in the financial services sector in Ireland for over ten years). As the Openminds Organisational Consultant she assists clients in meeting the strategic and tactical challenges presented by increased diversity from both an employees and customer perspective.

Dr. Susan Walsh


Mr. Kieran KellyMr. Kieran Kelly, Legal Consultant
Kieran Kelly was called to the bar in 1997 and is a practising barrister. He has lived and worked in the former Yugoslavia under the auspices of the United Nations and has lectured at third level on Irish legislation.

He holds a BA, BCL and Diploma in Law from UCC and an MA from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY


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