Since founding SCI in 2015 Bernadette has been putting her expertise in Innovation, Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship successfully into the challenges faced by SMEs, Entrepreneurs and Start-ups. She is committed to building purpose driven leadership for business and social impact. She has a Post Graduate Certificate in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise, a Post Graduate Certificate in Business in Management Development and nine executive certifications in relevant fields such as Business Strategy for Social Impact, Design Thinking for Business Innovation, Lean in Manufacturing and Service and Sales Strategy. Bernadette is an advocate of continuous professional development. She has provided workshops, business clinics and one to one mentoring for individuals and groups of entrepreneurs, through Local Enterprise Offices, Development Companies, Enterprise Ireland, New Frontiers and third level colleges. She also delivered Lean4micro programmes for established SMEs.