Dr. Jim Bradley

People Development Consultant


LBS Partners – People Development Consultant

As part of LBSPartners people development offering, Jim has developed and delivers a suite of competency-based leadership and management development programmes which are packaged to address individual client needs. Programmes include: Interpersonal Skills, Time & Workflow Management, Leadership & Motivation, Decision Making, Creativity and Innovation, Customer Focus, Performance Appraisal, Strategic Thinking, High Performing Teams, and Dealing with Difficult People.

Catalysis Consulting – Managing Director

Since 1998, Jim has been working as a consultant with Irish and multinational companies across a range of industry sectors, including: pharmaceutical, medical devices, education, health provision and insurance services. Jim has significant experience in the design and delivery of human capital development interventions – leading projects to deliver team and individual performance improvement across a range of sectors. These elements of experience coupled with a pragmatic approach to project management, business excellence, lean 6 sigma, customer relationship management, innovation and performance management, enables Jim to understand, work with, develop and guide people from different functional areas, levels and cultures through strategic challenges to deliver operational success.

Earlier Career

Prior to launching Catalysis Consulting in 1998,  Jim’s background was in the medical diagnostics and pharmaceutical sectors where he gained practical experience in roles encompassing, research and development, new product introduction, international customer service, marketing and new business development, development and implementation of technical /compliance based training  and development of technical marketing support documentation for partners across EMEA and the US.


B.Sc. Biology, Chemistry & Mathematics
NUI Maynooth

B.SC. Joint Honours in Biology & Chemistry Second Class, Upper Division
NUI Maynooth

Ph.D (Immunobiology)
NUI Maynooth

Masters of Business Administration (MBA with distinction)
Ulster Business School

Diploma in Marketing
Chartered Institute of Marketing

Professional Development:

  • Lead Auditor IRCA
  • Master Trainer Certificate – IMI
  • Lean Six Sigma – Lean Business Systems