• New Direction Consulting

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Our Team

Here at New Direction Consulting, we are in partnership with a number of highly qualified consultants, all with extensive human-resource and change-management experience. Every team member shares our philosophy, culture and values.

Joe Burns

An experienced operations executive, Joe has the leadership skills and vision to design and deploy successful operations strategies across an organisation.

While vice-president of the global supply chain at a multinational pharmaceutical company, he applied his global management skills and cultural know-how to run an efficient and effective manufacturing and supply operation.

Joe believes strongly that staff at all levels of an organisation can contribute significantly to improving the workplace, leading to greater success for all involved.

Joe draws on his first-hand consulting experience to design comprehensive and pragmatic business solutions.

He has an astute understanding of the importance of integrating business-relevant skills with consulting expertise. At New Direction Consulting, he specialises in providing operational excellence and is our adviser on making leadership programmes appealing and valuable to industry.

Joe has a BSc (Hons) from Sligo Institute of Technology and an MBA from Oxford Brookes University. He studied Building Competitive Advantage through Operations at Harvard Business School and completed the Advanced Management Programme at IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Barcelona.

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