John Corcoran

John Corcoran

With over 20 years’ experience in Ireland and abroad, John has held various management roles from Engineering and Operations Management to Human Resources and General Business leadership. This experience spans private and multi-national organisations across a range of industry sectors from consumer to medical and electronics in a variety of senior management positions.

Working with senior and middle management, John focuses on helping leadership teams make the right decisions when it comes to four key areas: people, strategy, execution and financial management. In addition, John has extensive experience in facilitated and mediated solutions to conflict situations.


What do you like the most about your job? 

The variety is stimulating. Each engagement is different, each solution specific to that client. This business is all about effecting change through people and I really enjoy the interaction with the range, background and diversity of the personalities involved.


What three people would you like to have dinner with? 

Richard Feynman, Stephen Fry, Dizzy Gillespie.


What did you do before joining Pinta? 

I was CEO of a FTSE listed UK multi-national with manufacturing operations in 23 countries.


What other profession would you like to try for a day?



What are your hobbies? 

Jazz, Reading, Fitness.


I’d never leave the house without my . . . . . . 

(Some) Apple device.


Something people might not know about me

I was in the Army for 10 years.


What’s your favourite book / album / movie? 

East of Eden (John Steinbeck) /  Dexter Gordon (The very best of) / Don’t Look Now.