Gemma Barry

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Gemma has 15 years of experience working in the Irish Food Industry in a variety of senior management roles across Sales, Commercial and Supply Chain functions. Gemma has a BSc.  Food Business, an MComm. in Lean Supply Chain Management and an NUI Certificate in Training and Continuing Education.  She also holds a Lean Black Belt.

Gemma has a proven track record in Value Creation, Margin Optimization and Supply Chain Transformation. Drawing on a lifetime of experience working in the Irish Beef Industry as well as a passion for the Food Industry, Gemma specializes in providing consultancy & training to optimize business performance and deliver sustainable margin improvements.

In training programmes, Gemma takes a systematic approach to addressing real business challenges, identifying root causes and delivering sustainable improvements. At the core of this is a personalized approach focused on providing mentoring and support along with practical methods, tools and templates. Gemma’s philosophy is to give training participants the knowledge, guidance and techniques to facilitate fact-based business decision making.

All our Food Industry Tutors, under the leadership of Denis Kiely, hold extensive qualifications in food science, microbiology, quality management systems, hygiene and commercial management. Our Supply Chain – Commercial Excellence programme is delivered by Gemma Barry.

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A mantra that I believe is so important in business today is a quote from Richard Branson “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.”

Areas of expertise

This tutor delivers programmes in the following areas:

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Gemma is a keen horseracing enthusiast and has made the annual pilgrimage to the Cheltenham Festival every year since 2005.

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