Julie O’Neill is an independent non-executive director and strategic management consultant focused on harnessing energies and skills across the private, public and not for profit sectors.

With a focus on sustainable business growth in Ireland and out of Ireland, she helps identify strategic opportunities across the tourism, food, culture, energy, transport and technology sectors. She works with clients to develop a clear vision of what can be achieved and pragmatic steps to get there through tight programme and project management as well as providing guidance and support on business planning and leadership development. She has a keen interest in the potential of mobile technologies and social media to underpin business growth.

With a son based in Beijing and a daughter in Sydney, she also writes a blog about connecting Ireland, China and Australia through a love of food, shananigansblog.com.


  • MSc, Trinity College Dublin
  • BComm, University College Dublin
  • Certified Bank Director, Institute of Banking, Ireland
  • Loreto College Wexford