Aoife Ní Mhurchú has over 10 years’ experience in the field of human resource management, employee engagement, talent management and organisation development, design and change. She held senior HR positions in Topaz Energy Ltd (Irelands leading forecourt retailer) who employ 2000 staff before taking up her current role as Head of HR for Sky Ireland.

Aoife’s passion lies in supporting business leaders to embrace change focus on employee engagement in order to provide all colleagues with extraordinary employee experience which will result in recruiting, retaining and developing the talent within the organization. She takes a metric driven approach to demonstrate the value added by the business investing in people initiatives.

Since joining Sky just over a year ago Aoife has been responsible for the design, implementation and successful rollout of an innovative health and well-being agenda. This holistic programme of activities has the objective of integrating wellbeing into all work activities and practices creating a positive environment that is compatible with great staff engagement, high customer satisfaction and improved business performance. Over the past 12 months Sky Ireland has been focused on mental health education with the objective of eliminating the stigma associated with discussing mental health in the workplace.

Recently Sky were amongst the first five companies in Ireland to be accredited with the KeepWell Mark which is an evidence-based accreditation and award from Ibec. The award recognises and celebrates the work that organisations all over Ireland are doing to look after the health and wellbeing of their employees.

Aoife is a Chartered member of the CIPD and holds a BA in Social Science from University College Dublin and a Postgraduate Diploma in Business studies from the National College of Ireland.