Our Team

Alan Lyons Managing Partner

Alan Lyons

Alan is a managing partner in KinchLyons – where psychology means business! He is a business psychologist and bestselling author who works internationally as a leadership coach, psychometrician, trainer and keynote speaker. Alan is passionate about helping people to perform at their optimal level through leveraging emotional intelligence, clarifying purpose, disciplined executions and mental toughness. He is the creator of The Solution Turbine™, a compelling framework that enables individual optimal functioning and unleashes leaders and their teams towards high performance. Alan is a qualified coaching psychologist and a founding member of the Society for Coaching Psychology within the British Psychological Society.

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Billy Byrne Leadership Development Specialist

Billy Byrne

Billy is an executive coach and leadership development specialist at KinchLyons. He has extensive coaching experience with clients from across a broad range of industries. He has a particular interest in the development of Emotional Intelligence and Authentic Leadership in order to enhance performance within organisations. His coaching work ranges from graduates to senior executives, using instruments including DISC, MBTI, EQ-i2.0, EQ360, Pearman Personality Integrator, DLI Influence Style Indicator, Change Style Indicator and Decision-Style Profile. His academic interests lie in the area of Organisational Behaviour and Sense-making in Organisation. Billy is an EMCC Accredited Coach at Senior Practitioner level, a Chartered Fellow of CIPD and an Irish Council Member of EMCC (European Mentoring & Coaching Council). He holds an MSc in Organisational Behaviour from Trinity College, Dublin and an MA in Coaching from Middlesex University, London.

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Tanya Sheehan Business Psychologist

Tanya Sheehan

Tanya is a business psychologist, certified trainer and accredited coach with seven years experience in distribution and administration of psychometric assessments for selection and development purposes.  She works across technology, pharmaceutical and finance industries, regularly using instruments including the EQ-i 2.0, EQ360, 16PF, DISC, DLI Change Style Indicator, Change Navigator, Influence Style Indicator and Decision Style Profile; as well as simulations including Paper Planes Inc. and Press Time. Her professional interests lie mainly in coaching and development and she is passionate about helping clients reach their full potential. Tanya holds an MSc in Organisational Psychology from University of Limerick, BPS Certificates in Occupational Testing Ability & Personality and is a member of PSI Division of Work and Organisational Psychology and Coaching Psychology.

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Leisha McGrath Business Psychologist

Leisha McGrath

Leisha joined KinchLyons in 2013 and has been an active part of the team since. Her work focus mainly on training and facilitation, individual and team coaching assignments and psychometric assessments for selection and development purposes. She has worked in consultancy for over a decade and her clients have ranged from SME’s to large scale public sector institutions. Leisha is a Registered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the Psychological Society of Ireland. She has lectured at university level and has had several articles published in professional publications and national newspapers.

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