Valerie has been part of the associate faculty of Ashridge since 1994. She was named as one of Ireland's Top 50 Most Influential Women in Irish Business (Sunday Tribune). With her background in analytical philosophy, she developed the first 'Clear and Critical Thinking' business training module in 1990. CCT training focuses on developing competent thinking skills in all aspects of leadership, communication, problem solving and decision making.
Over the past 20 years, Valerie has delivered conference presentations, courses and workships to private and public sector organisations in Ireland, the UK, Europe, China and the USA.