HI, I'm Sinead Kieran - Career Development Coach. My job is to help you accelerate towards & navigate a successful career. With over 18 years industry experience and by drawing on my unique blend of business acumen I am able to guide my clients in growing their businesses and achieve whole new levels of success. Through a series of tailored one-on-one sessions, I coach professionals, business owners and entrepreneurs to develop confidence, clarity, time-management and communication skills. I provide tools, resources and personalised strategies to drive my clients’ to career, business and financial growth. Above all I value integrity, helping others, critical thinking and optimism... all are crucial to a successful working relationship. My mission is to support anyone and everyone who wants to better themselves & navigate a successful career.


The Founder of Coaching by SMK, spent 18 years working with Fortune 500 companies, such as PayPal, Symantec, BBC, and Atos specialising in business optimisation and transformation.  Having discovered a natural aptitude and passion for coaching, Sinead qualified as an ICF accredited coach in 2017.  Sinead provides professionals, business owners and entrepreneurs with tools, resources and personalised strategies to drive career, business and financial growth.

During her 8-year tenure with PayPal, Sinead specialised in providing training to global teams in key organisational areas, such as recruitment, performance, team building and leadership skills.  Sinead has now developed practical training courses & workshops on a variety of topics.  Training can be delivered in-house on a one-to-one or group basis, depending on your business needs.

Sinead’s background and expertise also means that she is an excellent facilitator, ensuring that your in-house events or round-table meetings are guided through to a successful conclusion.  As a skilled facilitator Sinead will guide the meeting so you don’t have to, allowing you to fully engage and focus on the dialogue with your team.   Sinead will also conduct pre-meeting interviews/needs analysis and bespoke offering while also delivering the final summary report and post-meeting roadmap.