Joanne is the Director of Operations & Clinical Trials at the HRB Clinical Research Facility at UCC (CRF-C) and Deputy Director of the CRF-C. The CRF-C facility is co-funded by the University and by the Health Research Board and supports the design, conduct and analysis of Patient Focused Research throughout UCC and its affiliated Medical Centres.
Prior to joining CRF-C in 2019, Joanne worked in large multinational organisations for over 27 years and held Senior leadership positions in technical operations, new product introduction, engineering and strategy across Pharmaceutical and Consumer Healthcare businesses. She has extensive experience leading large global teams, delivering transformational change, setting strategic direction and delivering business targets.
She has expertise across multiple dose forms and regulatory environments, and has worked across R&D, Manufacturing and Commercial.
Joanne has a BEng in Chemical and Process Engineering, is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers. She also has an Executive MBA from UCC.