Aileen Dempsey

Area of Expertise: creative industries, business development, design & innovation management, new product and service design, business scaling.   

 Aileen is a design professional working as an independent consultant in the creative industries, specialising in the areas of business development, design & innovation management, new product development and service design. 

A strategist, coach and project manager, Aileen combines lean principles and a design thinking approach form start-ups to scaling and organisational design and development. 

 Experience: A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, Aileen holds and MBA design management and is a certified and accredited Coach Practitioner, EIA, EMCC.

 Aileen has worked extensively across design businesses, and the fashion industry, including for 5 years as Head of Design & New Product Development with Ireland’s largest fashion manufacturer, Styletex Ltd, supplying Arcadia Group, Oasis, Geroge@ASDA, Wallis, Wal-Mart and TopShop among others.

Aileen has worked internationally with clients, manufacturers and suppliers in Ireland, the UK, USA, Korea and China.