phoenix alchemy

About Us

Phoenix Alchemy Limited was established in February 2009 by Peter Mohan. He is currently a director and principal consultant with Phoenix Alchemy Limited. Through the company's work, Peterís aim is to help people tap into more of their innate ability and thereby realise more of their aspirations and enjoy the increased self-esteem and confidence that comes from doing that.

Profile Information on Peter Mohan


Before setting up Phoenix Alchemy Limited in 2009, Peter was a partner and director in an organisation development consultancy business called Sheppard Moscow. Peter joined Sheppard Moscow in 2004 and while with them his work spanned the following areas:

  • executive coaching and organisational consulting on developing a coaching culture
  • facilitation of strategy development, business planning and team building
  • leadership development
  • influencing skills, negotiating skills, consulting and facilitation

As well as working across Ireland, carrying out this work brought Peter to the UK, Spain, Greece and North America. While working with Sheppard Moscow, Peter’s most satisfying moments typically came when, through acts of courage, openness and authenticity, clients experienced breakthough insights that were really important to them. What’s more, this type of learning tends to inspire everyone involved.

Prior to joining Sheppard Moscow, Peter worked in the Irish Electricity Supply Board (ESB) which he joined from college. Having started his career in engineering, his last 8 years in the company comprised a number of senior HR and change management roles. In his final role in the company, he was the Change Programme Implementation Manager for the ESB Group. In successfully delivering on the company-wide change programme targets, his approach to this role was based on the quality of the relationships that he developed with the senior managers across the organisation, the union officials and the Government Department officials.


Post-graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching (Leeds University)
Certified practitioner of MHS Emotional Intelligence EQ-i 2.0 & EQ360 profile questionnaires
National Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy (Dublin Business School)
Accredited practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) questionnaire
BE (Mech) 1st class honours (UCD)
Certified Diploma in Accounting & Finance (ACCA)

Personal Profile

Peter's working roles have been complemented by his studies in the areas of counselling, psychotherapy and executive coaching as well as a number of personal development programmes.

Outside work, Peter's main interest is Irish traditional and folk music. He plays the accordion, mandola, banjo and mandolin and he has toured with Irish groups in Europe, America and Australia. His playing and compositions have featured on a number of commercial albums. In 2008, he was a member of a 6-man group that recorded an award-winning album of children's songs. The group is currently performing live shows and composing material for a new album.