About DSK Consulting

Dave Skelton: Business & Executive Mentor/Career Consultant

Dave holds BAI Engineering and BA Mathematics degrees from Trinity College, Dublin.  He has 30 years Senior Management/Director experience in Manufacturing, Engineering and Healthcare sectors (Millipore – now Merck, Dupont and Cadbury). 10 further years as Business Mentor & Career Consultant, Dave brings with him extensive Change Management, People Management, Executive Mentoring and Organisational Development skills including multi sector experience across the Chemical, Food, Healthcare/Pharma and Financial sectors working to Central Bank, ISO and FDA regulated standards.  Although based in Munster he services projects and individuals nationwide.

Dave Skelton
Professional Experience:
  • An executive, business and career consultant who seeks to enable individuals and teams, enhance individual/business performance through the acquisition and/or development of leadership and business skills.
  • Skilled in organisation development, change management, career counselling and executive coaching and has developed and facilitated a variety of Outplacement programmes.
  • Created and rolled out a bespoke Interview Process for major organisation to streamline the recruitment process. Putting value into the hiring stream to deliver a ‘Hire & Mind’ philosophy.
  • Developed Retirement materials to capture the Retirement audience of today, people who are happy to retire from their current role but want to continue active in the workplace.
  • Consistently receives outstanding feedback from both clients and candidates alike.  His professional, practical and can do approach encourages his candidates to success.
  • Managed consultancy projects with major blue-chip organisations from initial decision, through Breaking the News and on to satisfactory outcome.

Successfully completed multi-sector projects with many clients including;  Roche, Stryker, Avocent, Yves Rocher, Boston Scientific, Novartis, Pall Ireland, Transitional Optical, BASF, Vistakon, Shannon Aerospace, Ulster Bank, Anglo Irish Bank, Tesco, Eason, Suir Pharma, Xilinx, Analog Devices, Millipore, Tecnotree, Lufthansa Technik, Aer Lingus plus many more.

Memberships: Institute of Engineers of Ireland, Irish Executives, Innovation Ireland, Webrecruit Ireland, Outplacement Professionals Network and Institute of Directors

Directorships: Non-exec Director and Chairman of the Leading Edge Group, Cobh.