Our Team

The ClarityVP team combines exceptional people management skills with strategic planning and business development expertise.

We have worked for clients, both nationally and internationally, across a variety of sectors ranging from medical to construction through to finance and legal.

Our team is led by Valerie O’Keeffe. Valerie is a strategic planning and change management specialist, with over 20 years’ experience devising and implementing interventions for clients. Building on this wealth of knowledge, she works with corporate and SME clients, helping them to reposition, manage uncertainty and capitalise on growth opportunities. Valerie has an uncommon ability to influence thinking, forge strategic alliances and build consensus.

Valerie holds a Masters in Organisational Behaviour from Trinity College Dublin, Leadership & Coaching Strategies from Harvard University as well as qualifications in Corporate Strategy, Strategic Marketing,  Business Studies and Public Relations.

Network of Consultants

ClarityVP consists of a network of specialist consultants from which it draws the most appropriate resources. Each team is specifically created to suit our clients’ needs. In addition to our core services, we also offer support in the following areas:

–  Brand and Communications

–  Social Media and Digital Marketing

–  Human Resources

–  Facilitation and Negotiation

Kathryn Heslin

Kathryn Heslin is an associate of ClarityVP. She has held senior Organisation Development and training positions within Intel and with one of the well-known consulting houses. Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, and a Masters Degree in Organisation Behaviour and Organisation Development.

Dermot Nolan

Dermot Nolan is an associate of ClarityVP and is also the founder of Moondance Business Consultants. They specialise in programme delivery, change management, capability development, marketing innovation and payments. He has 20+ years of professional change management experience and a proven track record in complex programme delivery – over 100 change projects successfully delivered

Katherine Ridge


Katherine is a professional writer working with ClarityVP and she specialises in business communications. Working with a wide range of clients, she develops engaging and accurate written solutions for businesses of all shapes and sizes. With a degree in English Studies from Trinity College Dublin and a background in design management, Katherine is skilled in translating her clients’ messages into succinct, impactful communications. Significant experience across multiple organisations and industries (retail banking, telecoms, media, aircraft leasing, insurance, food manufacturing, etc)

Ian Sorensen

Consultant Creative Director

Ian has been working on strategic brand positioning and developing Film, Environmental and Digital design experiences for over 20 years. He has worked with clients as varied as Bank of Ireland, Madame Tussauds, Dublin Airport, Vhi, the AA, Java Republic and the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, amongst others.