Maurice Whelan is the founder of Unleash Potential, a dynamic Irish company passionate about supporting executives within the current challenging economic environment. Maurice focuses on the specific needs of each client, with an emphasis on unlocking their power within to help them to achieve their specific business and personal goals. Maurice provides tailored executive coaching, business consultancy, personal development and psychotherapy programmes for individuals and businesses.

Maurice has over 20 years experience working in both the public and private sector at Senior Management and Executive level. He has qualifications in Psychotherapy, Marketing, Supervisory Management, Stage Craft and Voice Production. Additionally, he is a Graduate of Insead Paris where he successfully completed the Advanced Management Programme.

Maurice has a genuine passion in delivering an ‘Extraordinary Experience’ for his clients. His focus is on supporting them in exploring and unlocking their inner power in order to reach their full potential and to add value to their organisations. His unique set of skills and person-centred approach allows Maurice to support clients on their journey in uncovering and developing new and exciting possibilities.



Awards & Recognitions

Maurice’s leadership and strategy execution skills have been recognised by the many National and International Awards he has achieved, including European People Manager of the Year and European Industry Champion of the Year (ECCA). Maurice is EMCC Accredited Coach & Mentor at Practitioner level and subscribes to the EMCC Code of Ethics (see Maurice has twice received the National Award for Contact Centre Manager of the Year, the only individual ever to receive this distinction. He is also a Fellow of the Contact Centre Management Association (CCMA) and in 2007 he was the recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award.