Profile of Managing Director of Hanley Consulting and Training

Seamus Hanley (MD.HCT)
MBA, MSc, PgD, BEng
Chartered MCIPD, CMIOSH, MCIOB, MIEI, FIITD, FIMCA, Eur.OSHM, CMC, Chartered Construction Manager

Seamus Hanley has spent the last 20+ years operating in the management, environmental, quality, health and safety arenas across wide range of industrial sectors in both a training and consultancy role.  Prior to this he spent eight years working as a civil engineer on roads and buildings in both Ireland and the UK. His qualifications particularly his engineering background, have provided him with a sound scientific education with which to understand today’s increasingly regulated marketplace. 

In addition, his continuing personal development through Masters and other Postgraduate study has complemented his scientific background with management consultancy and training skills.  In his consultancy and training business. Seamus positions himself on the cutting edge of then industry, ensuring his skill set to cater for the latest requirements, along with maintaining memberships of many well recognised professional organisations.

Seamus believes that training and consulting offerings must reflect reality, be people focused and approved and validated by appropriate professional bodies, if they are to achieve credibility in the eyes of both the learner and the business.

Seamus is a guest lecturer to Sheffileld Business School on their MBA (UK)  and MSc (Irl) (Human Resource Leadership) programmes. He is also the lead tutor for the CIOB/CIF Certificate/Diploma in Site Mangement (Instructing Managerial Skills and Joint Tutor on the (Managing The Quality of Site Work (ISO/OHSAS implementation and auditing). Seamus also tutors on the CIF Managing Safely in Construction (Risk Assessment, Managing Work At Height and People Management) and most recently has become a CIF Approved Safe T Cert Consultant.

In addtion, Seamus has personally trained over 8,500 learners of all levels of intellect across a wide range of industrial sectors in various subject matter including the design, delivery and assessment of many of the programmes delivered.

Over 350 of the learners were in implementing and auditing ISO 9000 Quality Management Systems. The remainder in train the trainer, people management, IOSH Managing Safely, various safety programmes to name but a few. In addition, he has also implemented a wide range of management systems e.g., ISO, OHSAS, HACCP, COCERAL etc.

The on-going refrain during planning of new training events with Seamus is that “Without transfer, training fails both the business and the learner”.


  •     Master of Business Administration
  •     Master of Science Human Resources Management
  •     Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management  
  •     NCEA National Diploma in Engineering in Water Engineering (B.Eng) 
  •     NCEA National Certificate in Civil Engineering
  •     CIF Certificate in Managing Safely in Construction
  •     NUI Certificate in Training and Continuing Education
  •    Coaching Ireland Certificate in Billiards & SnookerCoach! 
  •     IRCA Certified Assessor/Lead Assessor
  •     Certificate in Auditor Training – ISO 9000 series
  •     City & Guilds Certificate in Food Safety

Professional Memberships           

About Certified Management Consultant                

When you see the initials CMC following a consultant’s name, it means they are a Certified Management Consultant and have met the strict certification requirements of the Institute of Management Consultants USA, Inc. Candidates for Institute certification undergo a thorough investigation of their consulting experience. CMC (Certified Management Consultant) is a certification mark awarded by the The International Council of Management Consulting Institutes and represents evidence of the highest standards of consulting and adherence to the ethical cannons of the profession. Less than one percent of all consultants have achieved this level of performance.

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