Who are we?

EssentialSkillz is a leading global supplier of online safety training and risk assessment software.

Established in 2001, EssentialSkillz has offices in the UK, US and Ireland and is recognised as a market leader for Health and Safety eLearning.

Our best selling product is ErgoWize, a cost-effective and time-saving DSE training and risk assessment software solution that enables our customers to easily comply with the DSE regulations. Other subjects covered by our award-winning courses range from Manual Handling to Safe Driving, Safety Induction, Safety for Managers, Stress & Wellbeing, Environmental Awareness, and Fire Safety.

  • More than 400 blue chip customers worldwide with over 500 000 employees using our eLearning courses
    Deloitte Tech Fast50 Winner - 2015, 2016, 2017
  • 95% customer retention rate
  • Outstanding, consistent year-on-year growth since 2001
  • Over 40 eLearning courses - we're working with respected industry bodeis for compliance with the highest standards
  • Over 2 million training sessions delivered
  • Every year sees at least 40% more training sessions delivered than the previous year

Our Team

Meet the people behind EssentialSkillz

Julian Roberts


Fintan Healy


Tony Dervan

Chairman & CFO

Michelle Dorian

Content Development Manager

Katy Byrne

Business Development Manager

Richard Birch

Business Development Manager

Dominic Casali

Business Development Manager

Dan McQuail

International Business Development

Shane McAllister

Business Development Director

Hugh Owen

Business Development Manager

Leanne Brumfitt

Business Development Manager

Natalie Murray

Content Development Manager

Liam Carolan

Instructional Designer

Andrea McMullen

Instructional Designer

Dorota Michniak

Content Developer

Deirdre Conaghan

Content Developer

Alan King

Content Developer

Mary McDonagh

Product Implementation Team Leader

Rachel Redican

Product Implementation

Linda Monaghan

Product Implementation

Lukasz Tymczak

Product Implementation

Etain Wilson

Product Implementation

Shane Begley

Product Implementation

Niamh Howley

Product Implementation

Joseph Devaney

Product Implementation

Mark Walsh

Product Implementation

Jack Rawlings

Product Implementation

Jan Szoja

Senior Developer

Kevin Sanderson

Software Developer

Gerry Forde

Data Security Officer

Tim Tansley

Head of Marketing

Patrick Dervan

Marketing Executive

Matt Bainbridge

Digital Marketing

Kasia Plezia

Finance Manager

Caroline Szoja

Office Administrator

Company Information

Parent Company: RiskWize Limited T/A EssentialSkillz
Registered in Ireland No 348119.
VAT: IE6368119i
D&B D-U-N-S: 985478366
Experian: 433567 <Report>

Subsidiary: EssentialSkillz Limited.
Registered in UK No 09697809
VAT: GB233158525
D&B D-U-N-S: 221016733

For postal address details and telephone numbers please Contact Us