• Tom McGuinness
  • Phone - 087 2485070
  • Dermot Killen
  • Phone - 086 2552047

About Us

MKP has been in operation since 2004 and has contributed to a range of high profile and often very difficult change programmes across the economy.

MKP's unique insights, independence and professionalism means that the most challenging problems cam be resolved speedily and in a manner that ensures organisations can achieve health and sustainable development.

Tom McGuinness

087 2485070

Tom is Managing Partner with MKP. Prior to that he was formerly Chief Executive of the Irish Productivity Centre where he worked for over 25 years as a consultant, project director, trainer and facilitator.

He was the only agreed assessor by the Social Partners in relation to inability to pay claims under Sustaining Progress on behalf of the Labour Relations Commission.

He is currently Chairman and Non Executive Director of a number of companies and has substantial experience of developing and implementing strategy for a wide variety of organisations.

Tom has also lectured and published extensively on organisational change and is contributing editor for a book for employee’s facing redundancy published by Blackhall Books entitled “The Redundancy Book”. He is qualified to Masters Degree level in Organisation Behaviour and Industrial Engineering.

Tom is also accredited as Certified Management Consultant by the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers.

Dermot Killen

086 2552047

Dermot is Joint Managing Parnter of MKP. Before that he was HR Director for Smurfit Ireland, then Smurfit Ireland & UK in an environment that was totally performance driven.

In these roles, he was responsible for Management Development, Succession Planning, Compensation and Benefits,

Industrial Relations, Recruitment and Selection including the Jefferson Smurfit Group’s highly regarded Graduate Management Development Programme.

In dealing with IR issues, he has operated at local, national and European levels, particularly in respect of business rationalisation, collective redundancies and transnational works councils.

As a practitioner, he is vastly experienced in policy and strategy development across the full range of HR issues and in supporting the members of senior management teams, individually and collectively, through the mechanisms of counselling and/or coaching as and when required. He is a main board director of CIE.

Like Tom, Dermot is qualified to Masters Degree Level in Organisational Behaviour and lecturer to Masters Degree level in HRM.