About


‘To enhance the competitiveness of client organizations.’

 Cordatus Consulting was founded in Galway in 2001. After a 20 year career in supply chain management and lean organisation development, Bernie Rushe left Dell in Limerick to establish Cordatus. Our team of experienced consultants helps clients to establish a culture where continuous improvement within the organisation. We have partnered with our clients to assist them developing and executing, structured and formally planned, lean six sigma transformations. In recognition of our success we enjoy a high level of repeat business with clients. References fro lean six sigma and supply chain work are available from all clients, on request.

Meet the Cordatus team

Bernadette Rushe
Managing Director
Bernie has been involved in the management of supply chain and business process improvement activities for over 20 years. She received her Lean and Six Sigma training at Dell Computer Corporation. In 2001 she left Dell to establish Cordatus. She specialises in working with senior management teams to develop a vision of organisation competitiveness and a practical roadmap to deliver that vision. Her consulting skills and practical workshops have yielded benefits in the order of several €millions per annum to client companies. She holds a first class honours masters’ degree in supply chain management. Horse riding, music, cinema, art, and spending time with her family and friends are her main social interest.

Call Bernie: 0872837810

T.P Fanning
Senior Consultant
T. P. is an accomplished senior engineering professional who has worked for over 20 years in the Medical Device industry, including Boston Scientific and KCI manufacturing. As Senior Process Excellence Engineer, he is experienced in the development and execution of Operational Excellence strategies which have delivered significant cost savings & compliance benefits to the organisation. In addition to being an ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belt, T.P. is a qualified Lean, Six Sigma and Process Validation Trainer. He has developed and facilitated hundreds of workshops on a range of lean and six sigma topics, and has a keen interest in enabling people to use process analysis tools effectively.

Call TP: 0879247780

Pat Cullinane
Associate Consultant
Pat has over 16 years’ experience in lean, six sigma, project and change management. He is a certified Master Black Belt, Lean Expert & Certified Change Management Practitioner with international experience at site and corporate levels, supporting up to 31 locations with Covidien, and 10 locations with pharmaceutical multinational Mylan, in financial, supply chain, process & quality improvement. He is experienced in manufacturing projects and business process improvement, with a strong focus on financial return. Prior to working in the pharmaceutical sector Pat worked in medical device, customer service centres, publishing, plastics and information and communications technology.

Call Pat: 0877727063

Maria Ryan
Associate Consultant
Maria is an experienced mentor and coach for leadership teams in the development of strategy, aligning lean activities to achieve strategy, and change management to facilitate sustaining of lean programmes. She facilitates training workshops in lean six sigma tools, including value stream mapping, SIPOC, 5S, visual management, problem solving, standard work and SMED. She is also experienced in delivering certified courses such as lean six sigma yellow belt, green belt and black belt.






Call Maria: 0876226899

Cordatus Consulting is a registered practice with the IMCA. The IMCA is the professional Institute for management consultants and business advisers in Ireland.

Cordatus consultants are experienced change agents in ISO, IMB, and FDA regulated environments. We assist clients in bringing about a culture where continuous customer-centric change is welcomed within the organisation. We have partnered with our clients to assist them developing and executing, structured and formally planned, lean and six sigma transformations. In recognition of our success we enjoy a high level of repeat business with clients. References are available from all clients, on request.

Our Mission

Our Customers

Our clients represent a broad spectrum of organisations operating in Ireland. Sectors served include medical devices, pharmaceutical, automotive, financial services, food processing, and information & communications technology. We are delighted to have had the opportunity to share in, and contribute to, their success.

 

Memberships & Accreditations

Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors (IMCA)
Cordatus Consulting is a Registered Consulting Practice with the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors.
Bernie Rushe is a fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisors.

Industrial development Authority (IDA)
Cordatus Consulting is a listed consultant on the directory of Lean Start, Lean Plus and Lean Transform service providers to IDA clients.

Enterprise Ireland
Cordatus Consulting is a listed consultant on the directory of Lean Start, Lean Plus and Lean Transform service providers to Enterprise Ireland clients.

Engineers Ireland
Cordatus Consulting is a registered training provider for Engineers Ireland.

First Polymer Training Skillnet
Cordatus Consulting is a registered training provider for First Polymer Training Skillnet.

Innovation & lean Six Sigma Skillnet
Cordatus Consulting is a registered training provider for the Innovation & Lean Six Sigma Skillnet.

American Society for Quality (ASQ)
Bernadette Rushe and T.P. Fanning are ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belts