DONNA O’CONNOR www.blacksquare.ie
Donna set up High Skills Pool in 1989, an initiative that recruited Irish graduates working abroad back into Irish based companies. The company held a database of over 10,000 graduates world wide and organised annual recruitment fairs. After five years of working in the Multi-lingual Call Centre industry, Donna established Supply Chain Consulting and played a key Project Management role in the organisation of Social Economy Conference 2000, Opportunities 2003 and Opportunities 2004 (FAS / Irish Independent Careers and Education fairs, over 150 exhibitors and close to 100,000 attendees); Job Scene 2006 & 2007; Irish Contact Centre Awards 2006; Sales STAR 2003-2007. Since 1996, Donna has been a member of a judging panel for the Irish Call Centre Awards. In 2005, Donna established BlackSquare to provide a Sales, Marketing & Project Management Consulting service for exhibitions, conferences and events in the Public and Private Sector.