Colette Cotter

Colette Cotter

Director, HR

Sherry FitzGerald HQ

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Colette is responsible for HR & L&D functions within the Sherry FitzGerald Group. Her role is to ensure that the operational and strategic elements of the HR function are aligned to and enable business strategy to be embedded in the organisation.

After her graduation, Colette began her HR career working in the recruitment industry with two of Ireland’s most well-known agencies – Collins McNicholas Ltd and Ann O’Brien Personnel Ltd.

Colette joined the HR Dept of the Sherry FitzGerald Group in November 1999.  In 2004, she became the HR Manager and over the intervening years has been promoted to Associate Director and then Director in January 2013.  The HR team has grown over the years to a current team of five staff whose focus is to continuously deliver a ‘best in class’ service to the Group businesses in the areas of recruitment & selection, employee engagement, talent management and reward.


  • Diploma in Strategic HRM
  • Diploma in Personnel Management
  • M. Phil
  • B.A. (Joint Hons – History and Economics)


  • Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD)
  • Irish Institute of Training and Development