Loretta Dignam

Founder and CEO The Menopause Hub

Loretta Dignam has pioneered menopause in Ireland. She is an award-winning Marketer of the Year, Women’s Health CEO of the Year., Entrepreneur of the Year runner up in the Image Businesswoman Awards, and HI HI FemTech 2023 Winner. She opened the doors to The Menopause Hub, Ireland’s first and only dedicated menopause clinic in january 2019. Loretta is the founder and CEO.

The Menopause Hub,is a centre of excellence for menopause, with two clinics in Dublin and a third in Cork. 

Loretta is a passionate advocate for menopausal women, smashing the taboo and striving to make menopause mainstream. She has also developed a CPD accredited programme to support organisations with menopause in the workplace awareness and education training, and policy development and hosts the Menopause Friendly Workplace Awards in partnership with Great Place to Work.

She has had a lengthy and highly successful career working for many multinational, global businesses including; Mars Inc, Diageo plc, Kerry Group plc Ardagh Group and Jacob Fruitfield, as a senior marketing and communications leader. She was awarded Marketer of the Year in 2011. She is a graduate of UCD and DCU and has lectured in the UCD Smurfit Business School on their executive MBA and MSc Programmes.

Loretta was on the Board of the Abbey Theatre for 6 years. She chaired their Gender Equality Committee, driving change in gender equality policy across Irish theatre.