AIDAN HARNEY has assisted more than 35 corporate clients and public sector organisations to introduce more effective mentoring programs. His methodology is based on empirical research in the field of mentoring linked to human resource strategies and leadership development with an emphasis on both the process and the relationship aspects. Working with top management teams he links organisation’s mission, vision and values to strategic mentoring interventions which ensure tangible outcomes associated with knowledge transfer and behavioural change.
Aidan’s current role is that of Learning & Development Business Partner with Intel, acting as the single point of contact for the organisation in Ireland & EMEA regarding strategic Learning & Development matched to business imperatives. With more than 18 years of executive human resources and talent management experience, he has designed executive development and learning strategies at all organizational levels and has worked with senior leaders in Europe, Asia, North and Central America.
As well this grounded practitioner point of view, Aidan was awarded a Dublin City University ‘Best Dissertation’ award in 2010 for his research on the topic of mentoring. He has since presented his findings internationally.
This breakfast presentation share insights from Aidan’s experience with regard to the practicalities of effective mentoring as well as feedback from program evaluations with leaders from throughout Ireland and Europe.