About Us

Laura Fitzsimons, Managing Director of SkillWorks is passionate about learning and development and helping people learn. She founded SkillWorks in 2011 after working as an Independent Training Consultant since 2004. She has worked in retail and the financial sectors and spent over 10 years leading teams in Tech environments both in Ireland and the USA.

She is a qualified trainer, Coach and NLP Practitioner. She is also a Certified and Licensed Practitioner in Myers Briggs Type Indicator (Step 1 and Step 2), Insights Discovery, 16PF, Emotional Intelligence both; EQi 2.0 and EQi 360 Feedback.  Laura has helped guide, coach and train people to become better leaders, become engaging presenters as well has how to become more resilient and assertive.

Laura is also a trained classical singer, actor, voice over actor, TV & Radio Presenter. She regularly sings at Corporate Events & Award Ceremonies. She has acted in several Short Movies in both supporting and lead roles. She was also the Presenter of The Learning Show on Dublin City Radio 103.2fm. Take a look at Laura’s singing and acting website.

Our Associates

Our associate trainers have vast experience in training design and delivery and are accredited Psychometric Assessors. They bring a wealth of experience from working in the areas of financial services, tech, academia, retail and public sectors.