Conor McCarthy is a senior manager with EY's People Advisory Practice. Previously, Conor had operated as an executive coaching consultant working exclusively as a Partner with the world renowned Gazing Performance Systems in the UK and as the Director with his own coaching and development company in Ireland, Kaizen Performance. From 2004, Conor navigated a successful career in corporate banking, progressing to regional manger level. In his 10 years banking experience, Conor became a fully regulated financial advisor and completed further executive education at the London School of Business. In 2014, Conor undertook a Masters in Applied Psychology (Coaching) at UCC and used this experience to embark on a successful career in the coaching and development industry, working and learning in such high performance environments as Super 15 Rugby in New Zealand and the Navy Seals in California.
Conor has handed over operational control of Kaizen Performance to former colleagues and this consultancy offers bespoke high performance programmes for companies, executive coaching and accredited courses in coaching skills.