About Us

We are an international firm of Business Psychologists specialising in developing human capital; the ultimate competitive advantage. We are MHS Master Trainers, and a trusted partner and distributor of MHS Talent Assessments.

As chartered business psychologists, we offer excellent certifications and unrivalled support post-accreditation. We provide experienced and engaging trainers and we take great pride in partnering with you and helping you remain confident and creative as you use your talent assessment and development tools.

All our team are qualified coaches, with international experience and expertise in leadership and executive coaching across a wide range of roles and industries. Positive Psychology, the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals to thrive, is at the heart of our approach as we strive to help our clients reach their full potential.

Our Team

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Alan Lyons / Managing Partner

Alan is a managing partner in KinchLyons – where psychology means business! He is a business psychologist and bestselling author who works internationally as a leadership coach, psychometrician, facilitator and keynote speaker. Alan is passionate about helping people to perform at their optimal level through leveraging emotional intelligence, clarifying purpose, disciplined execution and mental toughness. Building on the best positive psychology he created the acclaimed Solution Turbine™, a compelling framework that enables individual optimal functioning and unleashes leaders and their teams towards high performance. This is imperative as academic studies have shown that a positive mindset results in 31% higher levels of productivity. Alan is a chartered coaching psychologist and a founding member of the Society for Coaching Psychology.

‘Your brain at positive is 31 per cent more productive than your brain at neutral, negative or stressed.’

Positive Intelligence’, Harvard Business Review, Jan/Feb 2012

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Phone: +353 (0) 1 2788727 or +44 (0) 203 868 6670
Billy Byrne

Billy Byrne / Leadership Development Specialist

Billy is an executive coach and leadership development specialist at KinchLyons. He has extensive coaching experience with clients from across a broad range of industries. He has a particular interest in the development of Emotional Intelligence and Authentic Leadership in order to enhance performance within organisation. His coaching work ranges from graduates to senior executives, using instruments including DISC, MBTI, EQ-i2.0 and EQ360. His academic interests lie in the area of Organisational Behaviour and Sense-making in Organisation. Billy is a Chartered Fellow of CIPD and an Irish Council Member of EMCC (European Mentoring & Coaching Council).

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Phone: +353 (0) 1 2788727 or +44 (0) 203 868 6670
Tany Sheehan

Tanya Sheehan / Business Psychologist

Tanya joined the team of business psychologists at KinchLyons in 2016. Her professional interests lie mainly in coaching and development and she is passionate about helping clients reach their full potential. She has several years’ experience in training, administration and distribution of psychometric assessments for selection and development purposes. Tanya holds an MSc in Organisational Psychology from University of Limerick and is a member of PSI Division of Work and Organisational Psychology.

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Phone: +353 (0) 1 2788727 or +44 (0) 203 868 6670
Leisha McGrath

Leisha McGrath / Business Psychologist

Leisha joined KinchLyons in 2013 and has been an active part of the team since. Her work focus mainly on training and facilitation, individual and team coaching assignments and psychometric assessments for selection and development purposes. She has worked in consultancy for over a decade and her clients have ranged from SME’s to large scale public sector institutions. Leisha is a Registered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the Psychological Society of Ireland. She has lectured at university level and has had several articles published in professional publications and national newspapers.

Contact Information:

Phone: +353 (0) 1 2788727 or +44 (0) 203 868 6670