About Roy

M.A. Applied Psychology-Coaching Psychology, MMII (Grad), C.Dip.A.F.

Roy Barry

M.A. Applied Psychology-Coaching Psychology, MMII (Grad), C.Dip.A.F.

Roy Barry is CEO of Summit Business Coaching. Roy has over 30 years of experience of working with business owners, executives, and corporates across a spectrum of business types from SME’s to larger corporates including the hotel sector, manufacturing industry, wholesale and retail businesses, marine and equity investments in his capacity as a Regional Director. Previously Roy held executive positions with ICC Bank plc, Bank of Scotland plc, HBOS plc and Lloyds Banking Group plc. He has extensive experience of managing people having had direct leadership, development and supportive responsibilities for teams of up to 150 colleagues.

Roy’s experience and background has led him to specialise in the assessment of personality characteristics and behaviours that recognise individual strengths and development needs to improve performance and leadership capabilities. His understanding of how to modify an individual’s role and behaviour within a larger environment has allowed him to provide guidance to executives and others in terms of how to optimise their performance within the team and the larger organisation.

Roy holds an M.A. in Applied Psychology Coaching Psychology from University College Cork, this has given him a theoretical grounding in human behaviour and development aligned to his years of practical experience gives him a unique insight into the world of business coaching. He is a Marketing Graduate and a member of the Marketing Institute of Ireland and holds a Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance awarded by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Overall with his background and years of business experience he is ideally equipped to help individuals, business leaders and owners, with widely divergent needs and styles, meet their development goals.

International Coach Federation Member

Roy is a Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), an international organisation comprising over 20,000 coaches in 126 countries and he is also a member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) a pan-European organisation that is committed to continuous development of coaching and mentoring.


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Our One-to-One interactions with executives, managers’ and business owners are designed to develop a “coaching culture,” and a “coaching style of management” to enhance individual, interpersonal and leadership skills and business performance.

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