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Billy Goodburn

Head of Learning & Development
Direct Line: 01 6131349
Mobile: 087 1265542
Email: billy.goodburn@icos.ie

Profile of Billy Goodburn:

Billy is the Head of Learning & Development and has overall responsibility for the training function, with a specific responsibility for the development of a training regime which ensures that the training needs of the industry are identified and met in line with the country’s National Skills Strategy. He has also been an integral player in the drive to raise the standards across the sector through his involvement in the development of industry specific training initiatives and participation on the Expert Group for Future Skills Needs.

Billy has chaired a number of groups and is a key figure in industry as a representative to various bodies including Educators, Social Partners, Industry Sectors, Regulators, Government Ministerial Offices, Trade Associations, Funding Agencies, and Standards Development at both National and International Levels.

With over 20 years’ experience in Industry he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise which ensures the highest level of quality in the services provided.

Breeda Flood
ICOS Skillnet Operations Manager
Direct Line: 01 6131348
Email: breeda.flood@icos.ie

Profile of Breeda Flood:

Breeda Flood is the ICOS Skillnet Project Co-ordinator responsible for the co-ordination of training and events, finance, budgeting and customer relationship management.  She plays an integral role in strategy, planning and implementation of training initiatives for ICOS Learning & Development.

Her background prior to working for ICOS was in event management, advertising, marketing and finance. Her entrepreneurial expertise is evident through her successful ownership of an event management company with clients including Diageo, Nestle, Chanel and L’Oréal. She has international experience in the Irish, UK and South African business sectors.


Iulia Matei
ICOS Skillnet Project Administrator
Direct Line: 01 6131349
Email: iulia.matei@icos.ie

Profile of Iulia Matei:

Iulia Matei is the ICOS Learning & Development Administrator responsible for managing all training records, circulation of relevant documentation to training suppliers, venue bookings, issuing and distribution of certificates, managing online training, updating social media, administration of the ICOS Skillnet website and production of the Skills-Link Newsletter and other publications.

Iulia has a Graduate Diploma in Management and holds a Certificate in Human Resources Management.  Prior to working for ICOS she worked in various roles including Recruitment/HR Administrator, Contracts Monitoring & Exits Administrator and Training Administrator.  Iulia joined the learning and development team in 2016 and plays a central role in this training wing of ICOS.

ICOS Skillnet
The Plunkett House
84 Merrion Square
Dublin 2
DO2 T882

Email: info@icosskillnet.ie
Website: www.icosskillnet.ie

The ICOS Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education & Skills.