About me, originally from France I have been living in Ireland for more than two decades. I am fascinated by people and their stories.


  • General Manager

    at SPADE Enterprise Centre

    January 2020 - at Present


    SPADE is Not For Profit organization with Charity status. The initial purpose of SPADE was to assist local unemployed people to successfully set up their own businesses. Nowadays the Centre host a range of new and developing businesses in our EHO Approved Food Production Kitchens and high quality modern serviced office spaces. We currently license our premises to more than 30 businesses and their 155 staff including Social Enterprises, Tech Start Ups and innovative Food companies. As General Manager of the organization my role is to oversee the developmental, administrative, operational, financial, business, marketing and customer service activities. I also provide directional support and mentoring to SPADE staff while managing the relationship with the local community, area social partners, Dublin business organisations and Leinster community support organisations SPADE has been awarded substantial EU funding for its 2020/21 expansion plans

  • Brand Ambassador 🐝

    at beBee

    September 2016 - at Present


    Affinity Network Platform with 11 Million users Connect with professionals in your field and bees with whom you share interests on beBee. Social network specialized in affinity hives. Be professional, be personal, be you Writing Blog: https://www.bebee.com/@pascal-derrien-leinster

  • Executive Director

    at Irish Executives Network

    January 2011 - at Present


    About Irish Executives Network Fast growing networking group with 23 000 + Members (June 2015) aimed at improving networking between Irish Executives across the global Irish diaspora. Objectives include networking, business development, stimulating FDI and much more.

  • Chief Executive Officer

    at Talent Cloud Media

    November 2017 - July 2019


    Official launch 17h of Nov 2017./ International Recruitment Marketing Agency Employee #1 establishing the base of a new company in the Recruitment Marketing space. . Route to market, pricing and trade management in alignment with company Strategy Grow the Business through execution of regional/global brand strategy and positioning Create competitive gaps for customers as well as growing our marketing credibility with KOL in the recruitment sector -------- Experts in European recruitment advertising and social media campaigns, Talent Cloud Media offers clients an exclusive tailored service by managing your European vacancies, Our online marketing experts select the most efficient job boards in each country and create full social media recruitment campaigns, attracting the most suitable job seekers. Www.talentcloudm.com

  • Non Executive Director

    at Irish Social Enterprise Network

    January 2015 - February 2019


    Delighted to team up with the legendary Chris MM Gordon and an equally talented board @ The Irish Social Enterprise Network. This is an open and inclusive network for social enterprise, social entrepreneurship and social innovation in Ireland. We aim to help social enterprises get access to the support and services they require to get their idea started or to take their social enterprise to the next level.

  • Contributing Writer

    at Neuweltmusic

    May 2016 - January 2018


    We are based in Ireland and cover mainly Rock, Metal, Industrial, Electro & Alternative music. But if we find something interesting outside these genres then we will write about it too. Drop us an email if you know a musician or band that should be in our news: contact@neuweltmusic.com. We are here to support musicians and creative people

  • Non Executive Director

    at Sarah Bird Foundation

    March 2014 - July 2017


    Non-Executive Director and Board Member at The Sarah Bird Foundation, an Irish-based international humanitarian organization dedicated to empowering individuals and communities to transform the stress, trauma and suffering resulting from conflict and natural disaster, into lives of resilience and fulfilment, accompanied by dignity and respect.My primary focus is on organizational development, communications & fundraising. Foundation was dissolved in July 2017

  • Head Of Business Programs & Operations Management EMEA

    at Microsoft

    October 2013 - May 2017


    The EMEA Business and Operations Management organization builds business capability and insight, drive global consistency in planning and operations, Implement governance and control of operational targets and standards, Delivering business insight and guidance, land strategy and grow the business The EMEA team is covering more than 80 Countries and has direct influence on the GBSD organization’s strategy and processes. It is also responsible for critical Time Zone shared service functions including Process, Tools and Release Management.


  • Communications & Journalism

    at IEC

    2013 - 2014 (1 year)

  • English

    at Cambridge Course

    1993 - 1994 (1 year) Île-de-France

Services offered

  • Mentoring

    Provides coaching to Subsidiary GMs, Coaches New Managers and Mentor Senior Individual Contributors for last 10 years

  • Leadership & People Management

    25 years of People Management in Multinationals and SMEs

  • Board Member

    Board Room and Executive Experience


  • French Native

  • English Native

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