About - Aoife Healy

Aoife is the lead Partner in Pathway Consulting. She is also currently Chair of the Ireland Portugal Business Network in Lisbon.

Her wide experience includes senior roles in project engineering, Customer Service Management in the multi-national Telecoms sector and successfully running her own Restaurant and also a delicatessen.  She chaired the group "Visit Howth" for six years, building the tourism profile of Howth to be one of the leading tourist destinations outside of Dublin city in Ireland with more than one million annual visitors.  During this time she also founded and grew the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival, at the time, Ireland's largest and most successful volunteer led food festivals.

In 2014 she started  Pathway Consulting, offering business consulting services to clients in Ireland and Portugal.  Lately she has included coaching as part of the service to improve outcomes for her clients.

She has served as a director of Fingal Tourism, the Restaurant Association of Ireland and Chair of Visit Howth Peninsula. She has also held roles on the advisory Board of Safefood and was a contributor to North East Branch of Bord Iascaigh Mhara.

A believer in life-long learning, Aoife continually engages with new opportunities to expand her knowledge and skills.  She holds a B.Sc. Eng (Mech) and a Diploma in Business in Management along with certifications in Strategy and Management and most recently Coaching from Columbia University.

Her husband Tony is trying to convert her to being a golfer but it cannot be said that it is her most notable success.


“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea.”

C. Joybell C.