Dermot Goode is the leading expert on healthcare benefits in Ireland. He has over 25 years experience in healthcare having worked with VHI, BUPA Ireland, Cornmarket Healthcare Division and healthcare consultancy roles with Irish Pensions Trust and Mercer Ltd. He established PHI Consulting (Ireland) Ltd in 2009 to provide advice on all aspects of healthcare cover in Ireland. He is a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) and also holds the APA qualification for general personal lines insurances.
He lectures on health insurance programmes with the Insurance Institute of Ireland (III) and is the co-author of their Accredited Product Advisor textbook for ‘Private Medical Insurance’. He also provides healthcare training services for the Irish Brokers Association (IBA). He is a regular contributor on both radio, television and in the print media advising individual and corporate consumers how to save money on their healthcare costs. He delivers key note speeches on health care developments and trends at various industry forums across the country.
He developed the Total Health Cover concept to show individual consumers and employers how to find the best health insurance cover at the lowest cost, but more importantly how to source other complementary healthcare products such as Medical Cash, Dental, Eye-Care, Travel, Health Screening and many more to build the best healthcare package to suit your requirements. He has partnered with some of the leading healthcare providers in the country to make these products and services available to all consumers on one site.
He is also the founder of www.publicspeakingtraining.ie and delivers his SUAS (Stand Up and Speak) programmes nationwide to both individuals and company schemes in association with his partners in Harvest.