MS Mary Gilmartin


Contact Details


T: gilmartin.mary@itsli
Institute of Technology, Sligo
Ash Lane

T: 00 353 71 9305664



Mary Gilmartin is a lecturer in the School of Business and Social Sciences at the Institute of Technology, Sligo, Ireland.  She has an MSc in Training and Human Resource Management (Leicester University) and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.  Prior to joining IT Sligo as a lecturer she worked as an HR practitioner in a range of sectors including retail and manufacturing.  Other areas of interest include employee resourcing, talent development, employee engagement and communication.  Her teaching disciplines include talent resourcing, talent development, employee engagement, communications, employee relations and coaching.  She is Student Liaison Officer for the North West Branch of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) Ireland.

Research Interests

Human Resource Management, Communication, Learning and Development, Coaching

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2004 MSc (1.i) in Human Resource Management and Training Leicester University
2013 Advanced Diploma in Executive & Personal Coaching (Distinction) International Institute of Coaching
1988 BBS (2.i) in Business Studies specialising in Human Resource Management University of Limerick (NCEA)
2013 FETAC Level 6 Coaching (Distinction) FETAC

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Develpoment (CIPD) The purpose of the CIPD is to champion better work and working lives by improving practices in people and organisation development for the benefit of individuals, businesses, economies and society. 01-SEP-87 / 19-JUN-15


  Employer Position From / To
Unilever plc Graduate Trainee: Human Resource Management 05-MAR-90 / 23-FEB-92
Masonite Training & Communications Manager 06-JAN-97 / 02-JAN-98
Safeway plc (now Morrisons plc) Human Resources Manager 02-MAR-92 / 31-MAY-96
Masonite Human Resources Manager 04-JAN-98 / 28-MAY-99
Transitions Optical Human Resources Co-ordinator 01-JUL-96 / 20-DEC-96
Tractech Human Resources Manager 05-JUL-99 / 28-JUL-00


  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1988 University of Limerick BBS Business Studies specialising in HRM
2004 Leicester University MSc HRM and Training
2013 International Insitute of Coaching AA Dipl Advanced Diploma in Personal & Executive Coaching
2013 FETAC Diploma Diploma in Coaching


  Language Reading Writing Speaking
Irish Functional Functional Functional
Spanish Basic None Basic
French Functional Functional Functional

Teaching Interests

Employee resourcing, employee development, employee engagement, communication, employee relations, people management, coaching