Speaker / Host
Naomh MacElhatton is listed by the Irish Times as one of Ireland's Top 5 Entrepreneurs. She has spent over 18 years working in the digital and creative industries sector. She is an impressive speaker and event host. An official TEDx Speaker and accomplished guest speaker Naomh regularly appears in the press and radio. Her expertise includes the world of digital education, female empowerment, leadership, and entrepreneurship.
“Naomh's enthusiasm for her work was both infectious and welcomed, her skills and knowledge were considerable and had an immediate and lasting impact on the company.”
Janet Kelly, Head of HR, Gulf News
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Naomh is currently working as the Group Sales and Marketing Director at Grafton Recruitment Ireland in April 2019. She is responsible for developing and implementing the long term sales and marketing strategy for them. The company is one of the island’s leading providers of recruitment, talent management and human resources solutions.
Providing dynamic direction, Naomh shares her sales and marketing expertise and analysis to the 250 plus staff across 12 Grafton offices in Ireland.
As a specialist in Digital Education Naomh's role is to identify unmet needs, define goals, create opportunities and pinpoint challenges throughout the company’s digital transformation journey.
Naomh's expertise is helping companies build a digital vision and footprint. Naomh has huge experience working with a fabulous range of international clients including; Dior, Gulf News, Emirates Airlines, Gilead, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Amazon, Birds Eye, Randox Health plus many more.
Programmes include the Nolan Show, BBC Five Live, BBC Radio 4, BBC’s Talk Back, Inside Business and the Vinny Hurrell Show. Naomh has featured as one on Northern Ireland's Top 20 Northern Lights in the Irish Times. She is a regular commentator in the Belfast Telegraph, Irish News, The National (UAE), Gulf News (UAE) and Northern Slant.
Naomh created the DANI Awards, is the Curator of She Said Club, an Associate Lecturer at Ulster University and a STEM Ambassador. She sits as a board member and Trustee of Belfast Homeless Services and Built for Growth Digital (one of Ireland's leading eCommerce Agencies).
Naomh is a firm believer in building your mental resilience and emotional intelligence. Having read up on the power of self-belief and positivity she empowers others through her leadership courses, passing on her own insight and personal experiences on how to keep going, when the going gets tough!
Speeches / Presentations
- Being Socially Savvy
- Virtually Connected, Socially Disconnected
- The Power of Influencer Marketing
- Social Media for Clinical Practice
- Building Customer Relations
- Leadership in a Digital Age
- You Work So You’re a Negligent Mother?
- Overcoming Doubt
- Those Light Bulb Moments
- Alec Construction
- Carlson Rezidor
- City of London University
- Dubai Chamber
- Emirates Airlines
- Enterprise Ireland
- Gilead Pharmaceuticals
- Gulf News
- Marriott International
- Shiseido Group
- Spar UK
- Taste of New Zealand
- Ulster Bank
- Ulster University
“Naomh McElhatton has provided training programmes for our organisation. She is very diligent and runs inspiring programmes focusing on the digital marketing space.
Participants feedback has been very positive in all her programmes. She is very reliable and flexible on her approach. Her knowledge in this developing space is immense and many participants comment on her positive and encouraging approach. Her knowledge of this area is vast so this provides for an excellent and interesting programme.”
Brendan Noonan, Senior VP Learning & Development, Emirates
“Naomh has a passion & desire to succeed in which ever role she takes on, she is always customer focused, is extremely personable, whilst maintaining a professionalism. One of Naomh's key attributes is her confidence in her own ability and this is reflected in the enjoyment she appears to take from the challenge of attaining any challenges set.”
Jonathan Cushley, European Account Director, Dun and Bradstreet
“Naomh joined the team for the University of Ulster's course in Digital Media Communication and made an immediate impact in her classes to students. Naomh's experience working with all kinds of clients, from government contracts on small to medium enterprise (SME) work, shines through in her work on our course.”
Professor Maurice Mulvenna, Head of Computer Science Ulster University
“Naomh hosted our annual charity show for Save the Children, she was fantastic, entertained the crowd, held the night together and delivered in style. A class act! Thank you.”
Neil Turkington, Director, Celine’s Fashion / Save the Children