About Paddy

Paddy has studied at the Irish Management Institute in Dublin and the Vlerick Business School in Belgium. He holds a BA in Management and a Masters in Business Administration. His MBA project thesis was entitled ‘Addiction in the Workplace’. He has extensive healthcare management experience up to and including CEO level. For more details, please click here for a pdf of Paddy Creedon’s CV.

Paddy Creedon counts himself as one of the lucky ones with a lifetime of recovery from the illness of addiction behind him. Along with a commitment to remain sober, a day at a time, he continues to be a passionate and grateful recovery advocate for people who suffer with all addictions and their loved ones. His work brings him into daily contact with people in active addiction, their families and their workplaces.

He now has two books of poetry published – Mind the View & Mind the Voice – with all proceeds going to the RISE Foundation.

Paddy lives in Tarbert Co. Kerry, has four adult children and seven grandchildren.

Paddy’s experience in Healthcare Management

*Addiction Recovery Organisations

  1. *Start Again Associates –  2021 to date
    1. Country Representative in Ireland 
  2. *Smarmore Castle Private Clinic: new start up
    1. Advisor to the Chairman Addiction Treatment Clinic (2013-2018)
    2. Deputy Clinic Manager (Interim) Manager (2020)
  3. *Addiction NI/Inspire – 2019 
    1. Advisor to the Director Mental Health
  4. FCE Scan Ltd: 2018-2019 new start up
    1. Advisor to the Managing Director Scan & Rehab – (physical healthcare)
  5. Sports Surgery Clinic: 2010-2011 Main stream hospital
    1. Head of Strategic Development
    2. Focus on Marketing
  6. Euromedic Ireland Ltd: 2008- 2009 Diagnostic Imaging
    1. CEO  – acquisition of 6 separate companies
    2. Rebranded as Euromedic Ireland
    3. Since acquired by Affidea 
  7. Northwood Imaging Ltd: 2005-2008 Diagnostic Imaging
    1. CEO Until it was purchased by Euromedic Ireland Ltd
    2. Now part of the Affidea 
  8. *HOPE Addiction Treatment Centre: 2000-2005 Brussels
    1. Strategic Advisor to the Board
  9. Vhi Healthcare: 1985- 2000 – Health Insurance
    1. General Manager Member Services


  1. 1
    Management Consultancy
  2. 2
    Addiction Prevention in the Workplace
  3. 3
    Family Interventionist
  4. 4
    Creative Writing

Have questions?

You can contact Paddy via the details below:

+353 87 253 2011

Main Street, Tarbert, Co Kerry, Ireland

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    Developing business plans from startups to large corporations, Paddy Creedon brings a personable and creative approach to business management.

    Grounded in over 40 years experiences, along with his academic qualifications Paddy has the innate ability to get to the nub of the business challenges, quickly and is very solution focused.

    Paddy also enjoys public speaking, poetry and creative writing...