Meet our Team


Every one of us is encouraged to play a leadership role - seizing the initiative, being accountable and taking responsibility for our actions.



Ross Bolton

CEO

Ross is a highly skilled manager with a breadth of business experience in learning, enablement and knowledge management services. Sales Director of the company since 1995. Responsible for all the commercial operations of the company since 1995, as CEO, his current focus is the continued growth of SureSkills Learning Services. He has delivered year-on-year growth and has successfully positioned SureSkills to become the Learning Partner of choice for some of the largest tech companies in the world.



Andy Vidler

CLO

As Chief Learning Officer, Andy has been instrumental in strategically positioning SureSkills with clients as a global learning services partner. Working with CXOs and heads of business of the world-leading, dynamic organizations, Andy is a highly motivated and successful Manager, with a proven record in driving organizational transformation.


Siobhan Hogan HR & Senior learning services manager

Siobhán Hogan

HR & Senior Manager

Responsible for leading and managing the HR function, Siobhán is focused on building teams that reflect our corporate ethos – enthusiastic experts that are committed to exceeding customer expectations. This involves developing strategies in all areas of HR. Supporting the Board and the employee base in Ireland, UK and USA.


Ruaidhri McSharry Director Service Management

Ruaidhri McSharry

President, SureSkills Canada

Ruaidhri provides best practice service and process management knowledge in support of the quality and value based service delivery process. SureSkills are an accredited best practice service management and project management company under the leadership and direction of Ruaidhri as SureSkills Director, Service Management.


Steven Long Sales & Learning Services sales manager

Steven Long

SVP Sales Learning Services 

With a proven track record of international sales, business development and sales management, Steven is a results-driven, highly effective senior Sales Manager focused on delivering success, sales direction and strategic growth for Learning Services Division of SureSkills. Integral to providing strategic and sales direction to the future development of the Learning Services Division, Steven is responsible for managing, maintaining and developing the sales-cycle.


Joe Manfield lead-technical consultant

Joe Mansfield

Lead Technical Consultant

Joe is the Senior Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the Learning Services team. He designs and develops technical training courses for several multi-national companies in the OEM technology sector. Joe engages at a high level with our client's project team and SMEs to ensure that their unique training and certification requirements are met. 


Ultan Coyle Learning Architect

Ultan Coyle

Learning Architect

Ultan is Learning Architect for SureSkills Learning Services, his primary focus is our Manage domain and leads a team of instructional designers, media developers and writers. With an extensive background in corporate learning and development, Ultan merges L&D best practice with organizational objectives to deliver results focused learning solutions. As Learning Architect he assesses the learning needs for clients and develops learning and delivery strategies that support our client’s business goals.





Aisling Donohoe Program Manager

Aisling Donohoe

Program Manager

Our Lead Learning Services Program Manager, Aisling blends her L&D experience with project management to lead a team of program managers to provide end to end learning program and portfolio lifecycle management. Aisling provides our Manage client’s strategic guidance, governance and a dedication to continual process improvement to ensure that right learning is delivered to the right audiences, within budget and on time, every time.


Danny O'Neill

Education Strategist

Danny is responsible for learning strategy and innovation at SureSkills. He has extensive experience designing and implementing large scale education programs, helping organisations unlock the full potential of their people and achieve break-through performance. In a rapidly transforming digital workplace, Danny works with clients to design the next generation of learning solutions- empowering todays modern knowledge workers to succeed.


Norma McLoughlin Project Manager

Norma McLoughlin

Project Manager

With over 10 years’ experience of successful program and project delivery in the learning industry, Norma works closely with our Partners across a wide range of medium to large-scale learning projects. Providing robust engagement with stakeholders, projects are driven in a timely manner, delivering solutions effectively across all phases of a project.




Ultan Coyle Learning Architect

James Smith

Head of Instructional Design

James is passionate about learning and loves discovering how design and technology can enhance learning opportunities for clients. He believes education is a basic need for everyone. He is passionate about questioning, improving, and enabling our client’s businesses around the globe.


Michael Sullivan-technical consultant

Michael Sullivan

Technical Consultant

Michael is a technical consultant and subject matter expert in the learning services team. He specialises in technical course design, lab development and certification material development, ranging from web based training to instructor led training. Michael liaises with our clients global SME and project teams, working in partnership with them to deliver all their technical course requirements.


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Chris Cottam

Chair Strategic Advisory Board

Chris has extensive experience of most of the customer-facing functions in IT companies through a 35-year career, firstly at Hewlett-Packard and later at VMware. This go-to-market focus continually involved him in Education and Enablement as key elements in driving sales and product adoption, culminating in Education and Enablement leadership roles in EMEA and globally. Success in these roles was delivered not only by growth in financials and student numbers, but also through pragmatic evolution of each element of the Education and Enablement value chain, from content development to certification.


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Peter Hamilton

Member Strategic Advisory Board

Peter has over 30 years’ experience in the IT Industry in Ireland and the USA with Digital Equipment Corporation and Intel. Peter was a Founder of Intel Performance Learning Solutions where he led the business and technology development of skoool.com, a major digital learning initiative which helped Intel build its education technology business in over 40 countries worldwide. Peter is currently the Founder and Principal Consultant with EdTech Ventures, a leadership digital education consultancy group with associates in the US, Europe and Asia.