Catherine is the author of ‘The Pitch Coach’ and Pitch Coach on RTÉ’s ‘Dragons’ Den’, having successfully coached over 500 contestants on all the series to date and helped them to secure over €5 million investment. Catherine has coached entrepreneurs and graduates on many of Ireland’s established start-up and accelerator programmes, including the IBYE finalists 2014 and 2015, along with the Enterprise Ireland ‘Access Silicon Valley’ and ‘SPRINT’ Programmes, and the recent Enterprise Ireland Client Trade Mission to Australia and New Zealand.
Catherine has worked with individuals and corporate groups within a wide range of industry sectors and helped them to tell their unique story. She’s a freelance broadcaster and journalist, with a Masters in Journalism from Dublin City University. In addition Catherine holds a BA (Hons) in French and German Interpreting and Translating from Dublin City University and a Higher Diploma in Education from Trinity College Dublin. Catherine also holds a Teaching Diploma in Speech and Drama from London College. Catherine currently lectures with the IMI in Global Communications and Presentation Skills on the Diploma in International Business Development.
The Pitch Coach