Geoff Dooley

Geoff Dooley Nuffield Scholar 2003

Geoff Dooley is a management consultant and executive coach. He was formerly CEO at XLVets Ireland; a professional association for veterinary practices and part of an international veterinary business network. Founder and Executive Consultant at XLVets Skillnet; a veterinary training company and recognised as Ireland’s Best Learning and Development Network (2016) by the Irish Institute of Training and Development.  Provides specialised consultancy services in Strategic Planning. Holds an MBA, MSc (Finance), L9 Diploma in Executive Coaching from Irish Management Institute and BSc Environmental Science (1:1).

Farming enterprises include beef finishing, forestry and energy cropping.

Geoff was the Chairman of Nuffield Ireland 2016-2019.


His study topic was ‘Bioenergy; Empowering Farmers in a Globalised Economy’. He travelled to Denmark, Belgium, USA (Minnesota and Illinois, Missouri, Florida) and Switzerland.


Bioenergy; Empowering Farmers in a Globalised Economy