Martine Denihan started out her career in computers as a Systems Operator, Programmer and Business Systems Analyst. In the last 20 years she worked as IT Manager with Barclay Chemicals. During this time, Martine also filled various other management roles in the areas of Quality, Customer Service and HR. In 2010 as “Lean Champion” she started on a Lean transformation cultural journey working to the Shingo Standard.
This involved defining the company culture and its supporting behaviours while creating the environment to embed them in line with the Lean principles. In this role, Martine demonstrated her ability to influence, coach and mentor at every level to bring about change. Martine is a Lean advocate and understands from experience that strong leaders are required to drive a Lean culture but they need coaching and support from expert mentors.