Dr. Gerry McMahon

Dr. Gerry McMahon

Productive Personnel Ltd

About Dr. Gerry McMahon

Gerry McMahon is acknowledged as a national expert in the area of People Management and Employee Relations.  He has over 30 years’ experience working as a presenter cum lecturer in the area, across a host of reputable public and private sector, 3rd level educational and academic institutions.  He has also got extensive experience working as a consultant, negotiator, trainer, adjudicator, mediator, coach, team builder, investigator, researcher, facilitator, arbitrator and expert witness on behalf of a wide range of Government departments, public sector enterprises, semi-state entities, blue chip companies, professional institutes, trade unions, employer and community\voluntary and religious organisations.

In addition to his work as a lecturer in Human Resource Management at the College of Business, Dublin Institute of Technology, he has worked as lead presenter on a series of practitioner-oriented programmes run by Legal Island, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (C.I.P.D.) and SKILLNETS and is the Managing Director of the human resource management and employee relations training and advisory company Productive Personnel Ltd.

Gerry has had an extensive range of books and articles published - incl. Industrial Relations in Ireland, 4th ed. and ‘Successful Performance Management’, 2nd ed. - across a range of reputable media, from ‘academic’ to ‘popular’ outlets and been a frequent columnist with the Irish Times, the Sunday Business Post, the Irish Independent, the Industrial Relations News, People Focus (C.I.P.D. journal), Accountancy Ireland, Business Plus magazine and expert commentator for R.T.E. and TV3 in the aforementioned areas.

He has also served as a member of Legal Island’s ‘Irish H.R. Awards’ panel,the C.I.P.D.’s Adjudication Board for the ‘National Learning & Development’ and the ‘Excellence in Human Resource Management’ awards and of the ‘H.R. Leaders’ Forum’. He is a Council member of the Irish Association for Industrial Relations.

In 2015 Gerry was appointed by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation to serve as a Judge\Adjudicator at the Workplace Relations Commission, c/o Labour Court, where he is currently active.

Gerry is a regular speaker at Legal Island events including 'An Insider's Guide to an Adjudication Hearing' Gerry's session will outline the practical and procedural elements of an adjudication hearing from an adjudicator’s perspective, highlighting the do's and don'ts, and offering practical tips in line with WRC guidance. View more information on this event here: https://www.legal-island.ie/events-ie/guide-to-an-adjudication-hearing/

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