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About Us

Street smart and digital savvy, that is how we like to define ourselves. Symmetry Learning is built upon our need for a better interaction of learning with compliance management.

Symmetry Learning is part of the Symmetry Group, a one-stop shop for compliance solutions. Our mission is to cut through compliance noise to provide practical and flexible solutions for your business.

As the Symmetry Group we provide your business with proven compliance and data protection expertise across consultancy, compliance assessment, training and implementation services as well as offering Data Protection Officer (DPO) as an outsourced service.

In addition to Symmetry Learning we offer a GDPR compliance and DPO (Data Protection Officer) platform, which brings clever automation to your ongoing management of GDPR compliance

Paul Courtney

As Symmetry’s CEO, Paul is responsible for the overall direction and strategy of the company. Paul previously worked in the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) and Bank of Scotland where he was responsible for leading organisational-wide GDPR and regulatory programs, leading debt and asset transactions of approx. €8bn and managing loan portfolios of approx. €3bn debt.

He is a qualified Accountant (ACCA), Financial Advisor (Institute of Banking), Project Manager (PRINCE2), Data Protection Officer (UCD/ACOI/IOB) and holds a First Class Honours Bachelor of Business Studies & Finance degree (DCU).

Trevor Clowry

Trevor is Symmetry’s CTO and is responsible for the company’s technological strategy, needs and development. Trevor is the former co-founder and Director of RoomThree Design, a web design agency where over 15 staff were employed and client contracts included multiple state bodies and large scale organisations. The company was acquired in 2017.

Trevor is an experienced entrepreneur and programmer with wide ranging technical skill set and competency base. He holds a Master of Science degree in Technical E-Commerce and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computing .

Manja Costermans

Manja is an experienced GDPR practitioner who has consulted with a variety of small and midsized companies in Ireland and The Netherlands.  She previously worked with multinationals like Philips Electronics, Siemens and Smurfit Kappa where she was leading international projects in marketing and digital transformation.

Manja holds a Master of Science Degree in Economics (Erasmus University, The Netherlands) and is a LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt.

Contact Details

Telephone:
01 554 7350  or direct 086 3384352

E-mail:
hello@symmetrygroup.ie

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