Chanelle, Lady McCoy is the newest dragon on the TV series Dragon’s Den in Ireland.
Lady McCoy was recently ranked no 23 in the ‘50 incredible people shaping modern Ireland’.
She co-founded Chanelle Medical, part of the multi-million pound global company Chanelle Pharmaceutical Group based in Galway.
Chanelle Medical and Chanelle Veterinary develop and manufacture generic (copycat) drugs, holding more than 1,500 medical product licenses in over 80 countries.
They have won many awards, including:
- Exporter of the Year 2016
- Life Sciences Exporter of the Year 2016
- Export Innovation of the Year 2016
- Winner of ‘Project of the Year’ at the Pharma Industry Awards 2016
- Ulster Bank Business Achievers Award 2015
Chanelle McCoy is a popular business, leadership & motivational speaker due to her experience of co-heading up Ireland’s largest Pharmaceutical Company, being responsible for over 400 people and turning-over in excess of €100m.
She is also a huge supporter of women in business and mentoring young entrepreneurs.
Her keynote and after-dinner speeches, Q&A sessions and leadership workshops cover a vast number of subjects such as growing a business on a global scale, time management, career pressures, life balance, teamwork & using initiative.
Chanelle is married to Sir AP McCoy OBE, Champion Jump Jockey for 20 consecutive years, voted BBC Sports Personality of the year in 2010. When he retired in 2015, AP was awarded with the BBC’s Lifetime Achievement Award and was knighted by the Queen for his Services to Horse racing.
During her speaking engagements, Chanelle McCoy reveals what it’s like to live with such a highly driven and determined sportsman.
Having been recognised as a successful businesswoman in her own right, Chanelle joined ‘Dragons Den’ in Ireland in 2017.
She enjoys sharing her experience of scaling up a business and taking it to global markets as well as giving opportunities to entrepreneurs who are the future of industries.
Chanelle’s love for business has also seen her branch out into the fashion industry.
In 2014 Chanelle McCoy and 5 partners opened the doors of Mojo & McCoy, a successful boutique in Berkshire.
Speaking topics include:
- How to Grow and Develop a Business
- The Key to Success
- Decision Making
- Overcoming Challenges
- Leadership & Teamwork
- Women in Business
- Work/Life balance