About Clare Mulligan

Clare Mulligan

Clare Mulligan is a Business Psychologist and owner of CMC Business Psychology Ltd. Clare is a researcher in the area of organisational behaviour and regularly provides consultancy & research projects to both public and private sector companies. Her specialisms lie in the areas of diversity and inclusion, leadership and executive development.

Before becoming a psychologist, Clare Mulligan worked for over 20 years in senior roles in the financial services sector. She now mixes her business experience and psychological theory to understand the challenges faced by organisations and help develop the best solutions. Her strengths lie in being able to apply psychological theory and best practice to organisational needs. Her experience can ensure that any interventions are based on academic evidence, practitioner best practice and the context of the business needs.


Clients describe Clare as engaging, passionate and professional. She has worked with a range of clients from Civil Service, public sector, professional services, and small business and can readily adapt her style and knowledge to suit the context. Clare regularly speaks at conferences and corporate events and is in demand for her knowledge and easy, relaxed style in which she can convey theory in a fun and engaging way. Information about conferences Clare has spoken at, along with details of articles she has contributed to can be found here


Qualifications and Memberships

Clare Mulligan holds an MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology from Dublin City University (DCU) and a BA in Psychology from Dublin Business School (DBS).

Clare is the previous Chair for the Division of Work and Organisational Psychologists (DWOP) and a member of Psychological Society of Ireland.

Clare is a chartered Psychologist with the British Psychology Society (BPS)

A member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD)

Committee Member of the Association of Business Psychologists (North West Division)

Clare is also a lecturer on MBA programmes at the Irish Management Institute (IMI).