Barbara Smith

Senior Associate Dublin Email LinkedIn

Barbara was the first of the Foundation Talent team across the wider company to be based in Ireland. She specializes in sourcing, assessing and closing top talent and building teams and individual contributor roles for Foundation’s high growth client companies. Barbara comes to Foundation with 14 years of in-house tech industry experience. Having worked for Oracle, Yahoo, AdRoll and PayPal, she holds a proven track record in direct recruiting at all levels across EMEA. She has successfully placed within the customer care, sales, business development, HR, finance, technical and business analysis disciplines.

Barbara graduated from Dublin City University Business School with a degree in Business Studies, specializing in Human Resource Management. In her free time, Barbara likes to spend time with family and friends, read, cook and enjoys Bikram yoga.


First of the team to be based in Ireland

Builds teams and individual contributor roles for high growth companies

14 years of in-house experience in tech

Holds a Business Studies degree with a specialization in Human Resource Management

Spends her free time with friends and family, reading and cooking

Bikram Yoga enthusiast