Chanelle McCoy


Co-founder of Chanelle Medical, leading entrepreneur and Dragon on the Dragons Den, Chanelle McCoy was ranked no.23 on the 50 Incredible People Shaping Modern Ireland list.

With a passion for business, Chanelle co-heads up Ireland’s largest Pharmaceutical Company, that employees over 400 people and has a number of branches in other sectors. Chanelle also opened up her own fashion business with five other partners, named Mojo & McCoy, which has now turned into an incredibly successful boutique in Berkshire.

Awarded the All Ireland Business Champion Award in 2018 for her outstanding achievements in business leadership, Chanelle has also won a number of awards through the success of her business. Chanelle Medical and Chanelle Veterinary have won awards including Exporter of the Year, Life Sciences Exporter of the Year, Exporter Innovation of the Year, Pharma Industry Awards’ Project of the Year and the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Award.

A highly engaging individual that provides a fascinating take on the corporate world and her own personal experiences in the pharmaceutical market, Chanelle will help motivate and inspire change by offering insight into a vast number of subjects such as how to grow a business on a global scale, time management, career pressures, life balance, team work and using initiative.

Married to horse racing legend, AP McCoy, Chanelle also mentions what it is like to live and work with a highly driven and determined sportsman. With a variety of experience from her career, the serial entrepreneur knows what it takes to succeed.

As an incredibly successful businesswoman, Chanelle joined the Dragons Den in Ireland, and has also been featured on a number of other TV programmes, such as presenting programmes for the BBC. She is also an Ambassador for the charity Tiny Tickers, and for a number of race days.

Chanelle is also keen to support women in business and work to mentor young entrepreneurs, by encouraging them to get into the business world and become influential thought-leaders.

To book Chanelle McCoy as the business management speaker for your corporate event, conference or function simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When at corporate events, Chanelle is known to cover the following topics:

  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Business Management
  • Corporate Turnaround
  • Dragon’s Den