Carmel is an Organisational Psychologist and is Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet’s Human Capital Strategist supporting organisations in Ireland develop and implement their future of work strategies.  Prior to joining ICT Skillnet, Carmel held a number of senior roles in research & development, consulting services, operations and “technology for good” at IBM.  Carmel is chair of Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet’s Cybersecurity Skills Initiative (CSI), and a member of the board of Cyber Ireland where she leads the Talent & Skills working group.  In addition, she a member of the Education and Skills working group of Blockchain Ireland and a member of the External Advisory Board of the Irish Institute of Digital Business (DCU).