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52b55f7f-c285-47d7-82ef-57dfae3c6525Performance partners are committed to helping you and everyone we interact with to maximise their influence and potential, both as individuals, leaders, managers and as key contributors within high performing teams.

We are a consultancy focused on helping you build an even more successful organisation. We apply a variety of grounded approaches, valid methods and tailored facilitation, to help you maximise the contribution of all people under your control and to build high-performance cohesive teams.

Clients see us as specialising in leadership, performance management, impacting change through people, cohesive team development, communications, relationships & trust, alignment, engagement. Clients include multinational, corporate sector, medium-sized businesses and the not-for-profit organisations.

Resolving poor functioning issues within business teams, this also helps leaders, with organisational change & overall our aims are to facilitate in partnership with you, “learning with a business purpose”.

Peter O’Connor

team11Peter O’Connor as consultant, facilitator & coach, has helped businesses & Teams across 3 decades. He facilitates learning with a business purpose, from strategic interventions and team development initiatives, as well L&D environments. Always client focused, tailoring for each environment. Modern delivery also with use of new technologies to support sustained learning. The focus is on results, applying learning, impact, process change, behavioural change, talent development, performance, building trust and retention.

Peter adds additional value through passion for a strengths based approach to bring change in teams, service, supporting clients (on their agenda).We have worked in Ireland, the UK and internationally and are strategically partnered with long-standing organisations including Wiley publishing, and Integro leadership. This enables us to bring the best of Everything DiSC®, The Five Behaviours Of A Cohesive Team and the “Building Trust Inside” approaches to our work.

We help you to break through the challenges and opportunities that can only be realised through your strong and focused leadership and through developing your team’s and people.

We have worked in all business functions and across organisation types. The vast majority of work that we do is highly tailored to each individual client, as each individual client has their own specific needs, situations and desired outcomes. Performance partners is a highly result oriented and relationship driven company. We know business, but you know your business. We deliver learning and development with a business purpose.


Ruth Toomey

ruth_toomeyRuth is an associate with significant experience facilitating with and coaching using DiSC. She has worked extensively in the Pharmacuetical sector. In 1997, she worked in the United Drug operation PLC in 1999. Held several senior positions in Ashfield Healthcare Ltd., the Contract Services division of United Drug. These included two years as Recruitment Manager, three years as Business Development Director and three years as General Manager. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) in 1993, from Waterford Institute of Technology.

Having worked as a Recruitment Consultant for three years with Kate Cowhig International Recruitment, travelling extensively to recruit Nurses for the U.K.’s National Health Service. In 2009, graduated from the Irish Management Institute with a Diploma in Executive Coaching. She has worked with senior executives from industries such as the Motor Industry, the Pharmaceutical Industry, Banking & Finance and Sports Industry. Her Specialties: Executive Coaching, Career Coaching, DisC< EQ & Business Mentoring

Performance partners is a highly result oriented and relationship driven company. We know business, but you know your business. We deliver learning and development with a business purpose.

Vincent Reynolds FCCA

vincent-150x150Vincent Reynolds. Vincent is an experienced senior manager with a background in consulting, corporate training and development, change management, finance and human resources. He is a DiSC(r) facilitator also. Vincent started his career in general accounting practice before moving to a series of management and senior management roles with multinational companies.

He is a Chartered Certified Accountant, a former chairman of the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers and a member of the Irish Institute of Training and Development. Vincent is also an accredited facilitator under the Irish Government’s Skillnets programme. Vincent was also responsible for setting up and running a $220m customer financing operation for Tellabs Inc., a U.S. multinational company. This role involved creating an internal bank and the negotiation of finance packages for significant Tellabs customers throughout the world. Throughout his career, Vincent has been involved in change management, business process reengineering, leadership coaching and training. He now acts as a business consultant and trainer helping companies to improve their profitability and effectiveness.

He also specialises in facilitating teams to overcome barriers and difficulties in times of growth and change. 

Mark Egan


Mark is a director of Performance Partners. He is an experienced consultant, entrepreneur and business manager. Having worked as CEO and Director in Information Technology company, SureSkills and Media related businesses, Mark has co-found a number of technology, learning and services related businesses. Having substantial real world experiences under his belt working with very successful and very challenging companies;

Mark took time out in 2005 to complete an MBA at UCD’s Smurfit Business School. More recently, Mark has been working with numerous companies on a wide range of issues from start-up to large scale fundraising and exporting to the US Federal market. Interestingly, in 2010 Mark mentored over 60 unemployed people- helping the start their own business.