Hession, Joanne & Baker, Joan

Joanne Hession is passionate about small businesses and has worked with county and City Enterprise Boards throughout Ireland. She was listed as one of the top 100 all-island businesswomen by Irish Entrepreneur and Your Business magazines and as one of the top entrepreneurs in Ireland by Prudence magazine. She runs the business training company QED Training.


Joan Baker works as an independent business consultant in New Zealand, but returns home to Ireland several times a year. She has written several books on business and financial issues for the NZ and Australian market.