Dominic Houlihan FCIPD

Senior HR Professional, Director, and Trustee in Wales, United Kingdom

Dominic Houlihan FCIPD

Senior HR Professional, Director, and Trustee in Wales, United Kingdom

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Hi, I’m Dominic, the Director of People, Places and Services at the Intellectual Property Office, an executive agency and trading fund of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

As a member of the IPO’s board of Directors, I lead a range of areas including HR and Organisational Development, Estates and Facilities, Governance, Planning and Strategy, Information Governance, and Project and Programme Management.

I’ve an LLB (Hons), a MSc in Human Resources Management, and am a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.

I am a passionate advocator for diversity and inclusion and am the co-founder and Board Sponsor of iPride, theIPO LGBT+ staff led network, receiving the 2018 Stonewall Cymru Senior Champion Award. I also established the South Wales LGBT Chairs Forum and sit on the steering group for Civil Service Local Wales.

I am a Trustee of Recovery Cymru, a substance misuse support charity working across Cardiff and Barry, and am the co-founder of Add On HR, a coaching consultancy providing support to small businesses across Cardiff.

  • Work
    • Civil Service
  • Education
    • Cardiff University
    • University of Glamorgan