Dr. Aoife Lyons

Voluntary Board Member of Sensational Kids

Dr. Aoife Lyons is the Director of Educational Initiatives and Engagement at Alltech. Dr. Lyons received her doctorate in clinical psychology from DePaul University in 2001. After successfully running her own private practice clinic in Chicago for over 10 years, she returned to Ireland in 2012 to direct Alltech’s educational initiatives, including the Alltech Corporate Career Development Program. She also works in consultation regarding hiring practices, team building and multicultural communication. Dr. Lyons utilizes her specialized knowledge of human behavior and psychology to inform business practices.

Dr. Lyons is an adjunct professor at University College Dublin, Dublin City University and Trinity College Dublin. Her academic qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology from the University of Notre Dame, a master’s degree in women’s studies from University College Dublin, a master’s degree and Ph.D. from DePaul University and a postdoctoral fellowship at Northwestern University.

Dr. Lyons joined the board of directors of Sensational Kids in 2017 to lend her extensive clinical governance and business knowledge to help further the development Sensational Kids.