Sheelagh McNamara

Senior Tutor at RADA in Business

Sheelagh McNamara is a highly trained voice, speech & presentation skills professional with extensive experience in executive level coaching in England, Germany, France, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Canada and the United States. With over 30 years’ experience Sheelagh’s clients include Oscar Nominees, Politicians, Lawyers, and Senior Executives together with the CEOs and Presidents of International Companies.

Sheelagh’s work is well adapted for today’s business reality and she is frequently hired to prepare entire executive teams for visits from Global CEOs. Sheelagh has an extensive background in preparing clients for political forum, television debate, radio interview and presentations. In addition, she has worked closely with the communication challenges faced by the profoundly deaf, Parkinson’s patients, and teachers recovering from voice loss and pathology.

One of the key strengths of Sheelagh’s approach is her ability to review presentations both in terms of the written and visual elements. Assessment and modification of these components ensures that the structure, content and key messages remain central.

Sheelagh has a post graduate degree in ‘Voice Studies’ from the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, London University. She also has a background in teaching, acting and coaching, and has taught Voice at some of London’s leading Drama schools.