Nuala Walsh, Associate

Nuala is a behavioural scientist, Non-Executive Director, award-winning marketeer, author, and TEDx speaker.

Today, she is CEO at MindEquity, a brand, behaviour and business consultancy advising blue-chip firms such as Uber, BBC,Handelsbank, and Aer Lingus; Founding Director of the Global Association of Applied Behavioural Scientists; and President of theHarvard Club of Ireland.

Appointments to various commercial, non-profit and sport Boards include Trustee at The Innocence Project; Executive Director atBasketball Ireland; and Deputy Chair of The Football Association’s Inclusion Advisory Board; Advisor at World Athletics; JDHaspel executive search; and Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments’ Ethics Committee.

This follows a three-decade career in Fortune 500 investment management and consulting firms including BlackRock, Merrill Lynch, PA Consulting, and FTSE-50 Standard Life Aberdeen where Nuala was Chief Marketing Officer.  She has been recognised among Financial News' Top 100 Most Influential Women in Finance; and won the BT Sport Best Partnership Award for the  British and Irish Lions.

Previous appointments include Vice-Chair and Trustee at UN Women (UK); Non-Executive Director at investment research firm TS Lombard; and Trustee at Actionaid charity.

Nuala has lectured at leading business schools including the London School of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School, INSEAD and the University of Texas. She delivers an Executive Decision-making program at Harvard Club of Boston.

Nuala publishes regularly in ForbesPsychology Today, Inc. and Harvard Business Review; and has been featured in Fox Business, the Telegraph, BBC World , and the Economist. A regular keynote speaker, she has been engaged by Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Investec, and ScotiaBank.

She is author of the forthcoming book Tune In: Why We Don't Hear What Really Matters; and contributing author to Investment Inspiration. 

Nuala holds two first-class Masters Degrees in Behavioural Science from London School of Economics; and in Business Studies from University College Dublin. She also holds a BA in Philosophy and Languages from Trinity College Dublin.

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