Lisa Gough


Lisa Gough is a Director and co-founder of Clarion Consulting and leads a team of business and IT consultants, responsible for formulating and delivering an extensive suite of professional services to public and private sector clients.

Lisa has more than 20 years of experience, having worked both as a consultant and in-house.  Lisa’s core skills include Programme & Project Management, Strategy Definition & Evaluation, Organisation Review & Design and Business Process Re-engineering. She has worked on strategy and governance assignments in the HSE, KBC Bank and Pepsi and on project management and business process re-engineering assignments in Pepsi, Microsoft, the HSE, the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform and the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation. Lisa has worked at Board level and middle management level within these organisations.

With significant ERP System experience, Lisa has assisted many customers with the procurement and implementation of enterprise-wide systems to support their organisations. Having worked with both private and public sector customers, Lisa has provided support at all stages from the development of a business case through to detailed requirements gathering, tendering & selection, contract negotiation and subsequent project management of the system implementation.

Project Management is a particularly strong area for Lisa and she has experience of a variety of project management methodologies and portfolio project management techniques.  She has developed a full project lifecycle methodology for a large public sector body, which has since been adopted by several other public bodies and has provided significant training, mentoring and coaching services to Clarion’s customers.

Prior to Clarion Consulting, Lisa worked in Kao Infosystems (now trading as Zomax) where she held the position of Senior Business Systems Analyst, successfully managing the delivery of a major ERP implementation during her tenure.

Lisa also spent over four years in the Management Consulting division of KPMG where she worked with a host of blue-chip ERP clients, primarily engaged in the manufacturing sector.

Lisa is a graduate of Dublin City University with a BSc in Computer Applications and a certificate in psychology from NUI Maynooth.
Lisa is a native of Dublin.