Speakers

Eamonn Fitzgerald
Eamonn Fitzgerald CEO Hermitage Medical Clinic Biography Eamonn Fitzgerald is Chief Executive of the Hermitage Medical Clinic, a hi-tech, independent hospital located in West Dublin serving a local, regional and national population across a broad spectrum of specialised medical and surgical care programmes.  This Hospital is an affiliated teaching hospital of Royal College of Surgeons...
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Sharon Farrell
Sharon Farrell Nursing and Human Sciences DCU Biography   Speaking in eHealth Summit Day 2 Venue Liffey Hall 2 Time 12:45
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Dr. Pamela Hussey
Dr Pamela Hussey Nursing and Human Sciences DCU Biography I became an academic later in my career and was a practicing nurse for twenty years. I have a PhD in Computer Science and have also completed an MEd in Education and Training Management and an MSc in Health Informatics. In 2006 I became the nursing...
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Ciara Carty
Ciara Carty HR Support NHI Biography Ciara’s role is to support Members by providing up to date HR, IR and Recruitment advice, information sheets, templates, training etc. Ciara engages with a range of stakeholders in Workforce Planning, such as, the Department of Health, the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Department of Social Protection and...
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Marguerite Bourke
Marguerite Bourke Manager Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Enterprise Ireland Biography A highly effective professional with 10+ years experience in working with Irish companies to help them drive their businesses internationally. Speaking in eHealth Summit Day 2 Venue Liffey Hall 2 Time 12:05
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Dr. Joe Dalton
Dr. Joe Dalton Global Digital Solutions Director- Medical Outcomes Novartis Ireland Biography Currently working with Novartis in area of Digital Health IT Innovation. Previously Entrepreneur, Intel, Georgia Tech and Self Employed. Full work portfolio and experience at http://www.joedalton.info. Currently writing a series of psychology-based books on life journeys. Author of Irelands National Digital Health Strategy...
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Mark Hopkins
Mark Hopkins Public Sector & Northern Ireland Director Dell EMC Ireland Biography Appointed in April 2018, Mark is the Director for Dell EMC’s business in ROI Public Sector and Northern Ireland public and private sectors. Previous to this Mark was the Sales Director for BT Ireland with sales responsibility across the Republic of Ireland business....
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John McPhillips
John McPhillips Group HR Director Bon Secours Health System Biography John McPhillips is the Group HR Director of the Bon Secours Health System, Ireland’s largest independent Hospital Group which has a network of modern, JCI accredited Acute Hospitals. These are located in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Tralee and Limerick, together with a Care Village in Cork. The...
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Aisling Gannon
Aisling Gannon Partner & Head of Healthcare  Eversheds Sutherland Biography Aisling is a Partner and Head of Healthcare at Eversheds Sutherland Dublin. She leads the healthcare group which provides comprehensive strategic and operational legal advice to public and private healthcare sector leaders in Ireland. She has 20+ years’ experience and is ranked by Chambers International...
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Prof. Richard Greene
Prof. Richard Greene Director of the National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre HSE Biography Professor Richard Greene, a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, gained much of his clinical experience in the Coombe Womens’ Hospital, Dublin.  In July 1999, he took up a position as Fellow in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA. On his...
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Derick Mitchell
Derick Mitchell CEO IPPOSI Biography Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the research industry.Strong business development professional skilled in Strategy, Management, Leadership, Media andInternational Relations, and Marketing. Speaking in eHealth Summit Day 2 Venue Liffey Hall 2 Time 12:55
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Muiris O’Connor
Muiris O'Connor Assistant Secretary Department of Health Biography Muiris O’Connor took up the post of Head of R&D and Health Analytics in the Department of Health in November 2015. He moved to the Department of Health from the Higher Education Authority (HEA) where he served as Head of Policy and Strategic Planning since 2008. In...
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Kieran Daly
Kieran Daly CEO & Co Founder Health Beacon Biography I am the CTO & Co-Founder of medical adherence technology company HealthBeacon, which develops smart tools for managing medication. Prior to Health Beacon, I built and led the team at Shimmer, successfully commercialising wearable health sensor technology licensed from Intel and served clients in over 60...
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Fergal Murray
Fergal Murray Business Development Manager Healthcare Dell EMC Biography I am a dedicated, proactive and passionate sales professional committed to customers, their needs and our mutual success. I believe that every day and each customer engagement presents a new opportunity to develop, transform, innovate and win! Specialties: Sales, IT Solutions, Problem Solving, Customer Relations, Team...
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Scott Andrew
Scott Andrew Healthcare Field Director Dell EMC Biography An experienced, result driven, business development professional. Customer focused with a proven track record in customer account acquisition, solutions consultancy and project management, developing and delivering profitable and sustainable business solutions and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction. Significant experience of owning and developing customer relationships at...
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Seamus Small
Seamus Small CEO & Co-Founder Kinesis Biography A Speaking in eHealth Summit Day 2 Venue Liffey Hall 2 Time 10:35
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Dr. Guy Wood-Gush
Guy Wood-Gush CEO Deontics Biography Guy worked as a neurosurgeon and ophthalmic surgeon before moving into healthcare investment banking and entrepreneurship and driving forward medical innovation. Guy has gained experience in drug development with Eli Lilly, 11 years in healthcare investment banking, as a healthcare stock analyst at Barclays de Zoete Wedd and as a...
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Elbha Purcell
Elbha Purcell Head of Dietetics and Wellness Aramark Biography Elbha graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Human Nutrition from Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh in 2001. She then went on to achieve a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics in 2003. Elbha Joined Aramark in January 2015. Within Aramark, Elbha’s priority is the development of menus and training programmes...
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Alan Hughes
Alan Hughes Health Advisory KPMG Global Biography Alan works with KPMG’s Global Healthcare Group across many geographies on healthcare policy and transactions.  He has worked in the Healthcare Advisory sector for 20 years starting out in Investment Banking on major cross-border deals for Global Life Science companies.  In total he has worked on over 30...
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Neal McGroarty
Neal McGroarty Corporate Finance Partner PFK Biography Neal McGroarty is a Corporate Finance Partner with PKF O’Connor Leddy & Holmes Limited and leads the Corporate Finance Department. Neal joined the firm in 2017 and has been involved in advising clients across a wide range of sectors. Neal is a Chartered Accountant, holds a degree in...
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Paul Cullen
Paul Cullen Journalist Irish Times Biography Paul Cullen is Health Correspondent with The Irish Times. A reporter with many interests but few obsessions, he has previously covered politics, consumer affairs, the developing world and education. He also (mis)spent some years reporting from the planning tribunal and is the author of With a Little Help from...
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Dr. Frank O’Donnell
Frank O'Donnell Public Sector Director Microsoft Biography Frank O’Donnell is the Public Sector Director for Microsoft Ireland. In this role Frank is responsible for Microsoft government and wider public sector business across the island of Ireland. He has over 20 years’ experience across the education and skills, health and economic development areas in Ireland, the...
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Paul Toner
Paul Toner Partner & Head of Management Consulting KPMG Biography Paul leads KPMG’s Management Consulting practice in Ireland. He has over 25 years’ experience working with clients in Ireland, the UK and the US providing strategic advice and operational support in a wide range of areas including IT, business operations, strategic sourcing, Digital and Data...
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Gerard Lacey
Gerard Lacy CEO Surewash Biography Gerard Lacey graduated in Computer Engineering from TCD and did a PhD on mobile service robots for the elderly.  In 1999 this work won the RESNA Paralyzed Veterans of America Design Prize. In 2000 he founded Haptica Ltd to commercialise the Guido smart walking frame and had the US Dept. of...
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Marijana Neskovska
Marijana Neskovska 'My Doctor' Project Lead - Serbia Sorsix ehealth Biography Marijana Neskovska is the project lead for Sorsix in Serbia.  She leads the deployment and ongoing support of the National Integrated Health Information System, branded MojDoktor (my Doctor) and a deployment of the Sorsix Pinga platform. Marijana has led the localization, deployment and rollout of...
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Tom Byrne
Tom Byrne Partner Pathfinder Consulting Biography Former CFO of the Health Service Executive and Group CFO and Board Member of BT Ireland and Esat BT. Held the position of Vice President Finance Transformation with BT Global Services. Prior to this,CFO of Bristol Myers Squibb`s Bulk Pharma operations in Ireland. Graduated in Business Studies from Trinity...
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Laverne McGuinness
Laverne McGuinness CEO Talbot Group Biography In January 2016 Laverne McGuinness took up the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Talbot Group who are leading providers of Nursing Home, Intellectual Disability and Acquired Brain Injury Services. Laverne’s objective is to lead the strategic development and operational excellence of the Group with a strong focus...
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Brendan Murray
Brendan Murray Community Pharmacist & Healthcare blogger The Enthusiastic Pharmacist Biography   Brendan is a community pharmacist and currently works throughout the Republic of Ireland. He has previously work as a hospital pharmacist in the NHS in England. Having obtained his degree in biotechnology from the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) he went onto...
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Dean Sullivan
Dean Sullivan Deputy Director General - Strategy HSE Biography Dean Sullivan joined the Health Service Executive in August 2017, taking up the role of Deputy Director General - Strategy. In this role Dean leads the HSE’s planning and reform process across the health and social care system. Dean brings to the Deputy Director General -...
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Stephen Hart
Stephen Hart National Director for Leadership Development Health Education England   Biography Stephen is the Managing Director of the NHS Leadership Academy and the National Director for Leadership Development for Health Education England. The NHS Leadership Academy supports and enables outstanding leadership across NHS funded services by ensuring that there are leaders at every level...
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Austin Waters
Austin Waters Manager of Services for Older People HSE Biography I am currently Manger of Service for Older People in Dublin North City. I am part-time in this role and also operate a consultancy and training business where I specialise in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults training, Investigating abuse allegations skills, Mental Capacity and Decision Making, Consent....
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Kay Duggan-Walls
Kay Duggan-Walls EU Programmes Officer, European Advisor – EU Horizon 2020 Health Research Board Biography Kay Duggan-Walls is EU Programmes Officer at the Health Research Board (HRB), the leading agency supporting and funding health research in Ireland. She works as National Contact Point for the EU Horizon 2020 funding programme for research in the Health,...
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Prof. Filippo Alongi
Prof. Fiippo Alongi Director of the Complex Operative Unit Oncological Radiotherapy of the Sacro Cuore-Don Calabria Hospital of Negrar (Verona). Biography Prof. Filippo Alongi: graduated in medicine and surgery cum laude in 2002 and specialized cum laude in radiotherapy in 2006. He initially attended the IRCCS European Institute of Oncology and subsequently trained professionally at...
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Dr. Andrew Reilly
DR. Andrew Reilly Head of Radiotherapy Physics North West Cancer Centre, Altnagelvin Area Hospital Derry/Londonderry Biography The North West Cancer Centre is a new radiotherapy centre in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland which opened in November 2016. With an ethos to drive forward the implementation of new technology to its full potential for the benefit of patients,...
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Loretto Callaghan
Loretto Callaghan General Manager & Country President Novartis Ireland Biography   Loretto Callaghan has been CPO Head & Country President Ireland since 2006 during which time she also held ai CPO Head UK position for 6 months (during 2016-2017). Prior to her current appointment, Loretto held various Sales, Marketing and Management roles within Novartis Ireland....
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Brendan Casey
Brendan Casey CEO & Co Founder Swiftqueue Biography   Brendan is passionate about the delivery of innovative solutions utilising leading edge technologies and  has played a pivotal role in bringing innovative healthcare solutions to market in Ireland, UK and USA. With over 20 years experience across a number of sectors, Brendan has gained a wide range of...
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Catherine Kerr
Catherine Kerr Europe Approved Consultant Biography Chartered Psychologist Cath Kerr has 20 years’ experience of working with high risk organisations and clients suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and acute trauma reactions including those following serious assaults, hostage situations, road traffic collisions, firearms incidents, witnessing violence and death and historical child sexual abuse. Primary &...
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Aisling Duffy
Aisling Duffy National Development Officer Advancing Recovery in Ireland Biography Aisling is the National Development Officer with Advancing Recovery in Ireland (ARI). ARI promotes a whole organisational approach to developing a recovery orientated service. ARI supports mental Health services with the implementation of the National Framework for Recovery in Mental Health 2018-2020.  Aisling is a...
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Antoinette Gallagher
Antoinette Gallagher Recovery education facilitator Recovery Principles Practice Workshops Biography Antoinette is a married mother of 4 children. Antoinette has lived experience of Mental Health difficulties and also experience of supporting family members who may have struggled from time to time with managing their mental health. Antoinette has worked with Roscommon East Galway Recovery College...
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Francis Walsh
Francis Walsh Recovery Manager Advancing Recovery in Ireland Biography Francis Walsh is the Recovery Manager.  Francis current role with the HSE is to support mental Health services with the implementation of the National Framework for Recovery in Mental Health 2018-2020. He is a registered psychiatric and general nurse with over 25 years experience of clinical...
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Virginia Moyles
Virginia Moyles Chairperson Galway MHS Consumer panel Biography Virginia has lived experience of depression and recovery. Virginia has five years’ experience of providing and facilitating peer support through volunteering with Aware and with Cosáin, a community peer support group in Galway and thirty years’ experience of adult education. The chairperson of Galway MHS Consumer Panel,...
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Tom Byrne
Tom Byrne Consultant Pathfinder Biography Tom Byrne is former Chief Financial Officer of the Health Service Executive, and prior to this held the positions of CFO and a board member of Esatand BT Ireland. Tom also held the positions of VP Finance, Transformation, Systems and Risk with BT Global Services. Prior to this he was...
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Joao Bocas
João Bocas  CEO The Wearables Expert Wearables Expert & Top 100 Global Digital Health Influencer Biography João contributes regularly to industry events, either as a Keynote Speaker, Moderator, Chair or Panelist where he shares his expertise and knowledge gained over the past 25 Years. His passion lies in helping others, sharing experiences, transferring knowledge, working collaboratively...
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Dr. David Molony
Dr. David Molony GP Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre Biography David Molony is a General Practitioner and Occupational Physician in Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre (MPHC) in Mallow, Co. Cork. David is a graduate of RCSI, a GP Trainer in South West GP Training scheme, Adjunct Lecturer UL Graduate Entry Medical School, a representative on National Association...
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Karen Charnley
Karen Charnley Director All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Biography As Director, Karen provides strategic leadership for All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) including brokering relationships between the Institute’s 25 partner organisations (universities, hospices, health and social care organisations and charities), funders and key stakeholders. Karen leads the Institute Team...
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Amanda Torrens
Amanda Torrens Managing Director Brindley Healthcare Biography Amanda is Managing Director of Brindley Healthcare. She founded Brindley Healthcare in 2000, built and opened the first Nursing Home in Donegal that year. She has steered the group through the changes and turbulent times in Healthcare to where the company now sits as one of the top...
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Dr. Hee Hwang
Dr. Hee Hwang CIO & Associate Professor, Seoul National University Hospital Biography Chief Information Officer & Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital Address: Department of Pediatrics, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, 300 Gumidong, Bundanggu, Seongnam City, Gyeong-gi do, Korea 1996. Graduated from Seoul National University College of Medicine 1997-1998. Intern, Seoul...
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Prof. Martin Curley
Prof. Martin Curley Chief Information Officer HSE & CEO ehealth Ireland Biography Martin has an impressive track record of building high-performance teams and consistently delivering new innovations and transformation projects.  He has strong experience in public affairs and communications and has worked closely with the European Commission and national governments.  Martin is a recognised leader...
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Aidan Healy
Aidan Healy  Head of Learning and Development at UnPlug Biography Aidan is the Head of Learning and Development at UnPlug, where he oversees the design and delivery of all of our evidence-based programmes. Aidan comes from a background in psychology, coaching and leadership development. Over the last ten years, he has worked in organisations across...
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Dr . Richard Lee Kin
Dr Richard Lee Kin Clinical Director Mint Clinic Biography Dr Richard Lee Kin is a specialist Periodontist. He is founder of the Mint Clinic in Adelaide Rd., Dublin 2 dealing exclusively with the management and treatment of gum disease in adults and children . Due to an ageing demographic and an increase in the prevalence...
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Sheik Dr. Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin J. Al-Thani
Sheik Dr. Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin J. Al-Thani Director of Ministry of Public Health Qatar Biography Dr. Mohamed Bin Hamad Al Thani is Director of Public Health Department at the Ministry of Public Health since 2008. He is Associate Professor of Clinical Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medical College and Qatar University. He...
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Eilísh Hardiman
Eilísh Hardiman Chief Executive at the Children's Hospital Group Biography Eilísh Hardiman is Group Chief Executive of the Children's Hospital Group since 2013. This Hospital Group is one of seven across the acute hospital system in Ireland and consists of Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin; Temple Street Children’s University Hospital and the National Children’s Hospital at...
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Enda Campbell
Enda Campbell Workplace Health Promotion Officer at Irish Heart Foundation Biography Enda co-ordinates the workplace health promotion programmes within the Irish Heart Foundation. He holds a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Limerick, an MA in Health Promotion from NUI Galway and applies his learning from both fields to workplaces across Ireland....
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Tom O’Callaghan
Tom O'Callahan CEO iHeed Biography Tom is a practicing family doctor and one of Ireland’s leading digital healthcare entrepreneurs.  He has a strong track record of delivering many disruptive and innovative new primary healthcare services in Ireland to improve patient care. As a leading global advocate for digital health, he passionately believes in the use...
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Maureen King
Maureen King Founder & CEO iTrust Ethics Biography Maureen King, Founder & CEO is a leading specialist on matters of legislative compliance specific to the management and control of communications data. For over 25 years she has mainly worked in areas of risk and compliance with significant responsibilities. She has extensive experience in providing evidence...
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Katrine Vedel
Katrine Vedel Health Innovation Adviser Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark Biography Katrine Vedel has been working in the field of digitalisation and innovation in the public sector since 2006. She Holds an MSc.  in interdisciplinary IT and is actively involved in the Region of Southern Denmark’s international activities. She is team coordinator for the infrastructure...
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Mary Day
Mary Day Chief Executive Officer Ireland East Hospital Group Biography Mary joined the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in 2008 as Director of Nursing and assumed the concomitant function of Head of Operations in 2011. She was appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems in December 2010....
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Chris Flack
Chris Flack Founder and CEO Unplug Biography Chris is the Founder & CEO of UnPlug. He spent the first fifteen years of his career in senior consulting and sales roles for large tech companies such as CapGemini and Avnet. Chris also brings a wealth of international experience to UnPlug, as a number of career breaks...
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Noel Mulvihill
Noel Mulvihill CEO, TLC Group Biography   TLC Nursing Home Group is community based and our aim is to offer a service which empowers both our residents and their families to live life at its best in our care. We currently have 4 centres with 511 beds and opening a new facility on Tonlegee Road,...
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Professor Dame Carol Black
Professor Dame Carol Black Expert Adviser on Health and Work to NHS England and Public Health England Biography Professor Dame Carol Black DBE, FRCP, FMedSci is Principal of Newnham College Cambridge and Expert Adviser on Health and Work to NHS England and Public Health England,.   She chairs the board of Think Ahead, the Government’s fast-stream...
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Paddy McDonnell
Paddy McDonnell Technical Director Phoenix STS Ltd Biography From 2000 until my retirement from the Department of Defence in 2010 I was a senior lecturer at the School of Military Engineering in the Irish Defence Forces Training Centre, lecturing on Fire Safety both Operational and Prevention, Breathing Apparatus, and Road Crash Rescue. I also was...
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Dr. Beth Meid
Dr. Beth Meid Global Business Manager  AMD Activ Medical Disposable Biography Beth is currently Global Business Manager for AMD Global and a Former Head of European Sales for LG Group Chemical , having started her career with BASF. She is based in Frankfurt,  Germany. Elderly Care Summit Slides Speaking in Elderly Care Summit / Chair Day 2...
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John Ryan
John Ryan CEO at Great Place to Work Global CEO Healthy Place to Work Biography John Ryan is the current CEO of Great Place to Work. He is a business graduate of Dublin City University. Initially he started his career as a broadcast journalist, before going on to establish his own training and development company...
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Michael Harty
Michael Harty Owner and Founder of Homecaredirect.ie Biography  Michael is an experienced entrepreneur, with an in-depth knowledge of the home care sector. Michael set up the agency, Home Care Plus in 2009 to provide quality non-medical care at home for people who through age or illness were finding it difficult to continue living independently. He...
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Jane Carolan
Jane Carolan National Director for Health Business Services Biography Jane Carolan is National Director for Health Business Services, the shared services entity which provides back office support business services to the Health Service Executive. This includes Procurement, Estates, Finance and HR shared services. She is a member of the HSE Leadership Team.  Jane previously held the position of...
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Prof. Garry Courtney
Prof. Garry Courtney Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny Biography Garry Courtney was born in Omagh, Co. Tyrone and graduated in Medicine from Trinity College, Dublin University.  He trained in General Medicine and Gastroenterology in Dublin and London and was appointed a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist in St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny in 1996. ...
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Tadhg Daly
Tadhg Daly Chief Executive at Nursing Homes Ireland Biography Tadhg Daly is Chief Executive of Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI), the representative organisation for the private and voluntary nursing home sector. NHI was formed in Jan 2008 following the amalgamation of 4 nursing home representative organisations. Tadhg was formerly CEO of the Irish Nursing Homes Organisation...
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Myles Murray
Myles Murray Founder PMD Solutions Biography Entirely focused on improving patient outcomes by making every breath count, by developing revolutionary respiratory monitoring and diagnostic technologies. Technologies that are set to become the new industry standard in the acute care patient monitoring and home sleep diagnostics. Myles, founder and CEO of PMD Solutions, has driven a...
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John Connaghan
John Connaghan Interim Director General, Chief Operations Officer, HSE Biography John is the Interim Director General and was appointed Chief Operations Officer of the HSE in late 2017. Prior to joining the HSE, John was Director of Health Performance and Delivery and Chief Operating Officer at NHS Scotland, where his responsibilities included Supporting NHS Scotland...
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Bill Maher
Bill Maher CEO, Bon Secours Health System Biography   Bill Maher was previously CEO for the RCSI Hospitals Group incorporating Beaumont Hospital, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda, Louth County Hospital, Cavan and Monaghan Hospital, Rotunda Hospital with RCSI as academic partner and CEO of the Galway and Roscommon University Hospital Group, now Saolta. The...
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Kate Briant
Penelope Kate Briant Co-Founder and Partner of CapVest Associates LLP Biography Ms. Penelope Kate Briant is a Co-Founder and Partner of CapVest Associates LLP, BreadVest LP, CapVest Partners LP, CapVest Partners II L.P. and CapVest Special Partners and limited Partner of various other subsidiaries of CapVest. She served as an Associate at BT Capital. She...
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Fergus Clancy
Fergus Clancy Advisor & Non Exec Director in FC Advisory Limited Executive Chairman of the Mater Private Group Shareholder and non-executive director of CareChoice Member of the Irish Medical Council Biography I established a highly successful new business for one of the world’s largest insurance groups. I spun part of that business out into my own...
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Dr. Carmel Sheridan
Dr. Carmel Sheridan Group Director of Quality, Risk and Patient Safety, Bon Secours Health System Biography Dr. Carmel Sheridan is the Group Director of Quality and Patient Safety at Bon Secours Health System. Prior to this she worked with the Ireland East Hospital Group as their Group Director of Quality, Risk and Patient Safety. Carmel...
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Jim Mackey
Jim Mackey Chief Executive Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Biography Jim Mackey returned to his substantive role as Chief Executive of the Trust in November 2017, a post he previously held for ten years.  He was welcomed back after completing a two year secondment in a national role as Chief Executive of the NHS Improvement....
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DCI Vanessa Smith
DCI Vanessa Smith Detective Chief Inspector West Yorkshire Cyber Crime Unit Biography Cyber Security is an exceptionally new and greatly debated topic within policing. British Prime Minister Theresa May has launched the controversial investigatory powers bill, which could give police more power to look at our web history and mobile phones. Vanessa has developed the...
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Mark Radford
Mark Radford Director of Nursing (Improvement) for NHS Biography Mark Radford is Director of Nursing (Improvement) for NHS Improvement with a portfolio that covers workforce, quality improvement and Governance. Mark has worked in Perioperative, Emergency and Intensive care in the UK and Europe.  He was previously been a Chief Nurse of a University Teaching Hospital...
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Sandy Joy Weston
Sandy Joy Weston Author of Train Your Head & Your Body Will Follow Biography Sandy Joy Weston M.Ed. received her Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Temple University, and achieved her Bachelor of Science in Dance from West Chester University. She began her journey as a health club owner when she opened an in-home private training...
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Christina Skourou
Christina Skourou Senior Medical Physicist St Lukes Hospital Biography Currently works at the Department of Radiation Oncology, Saint Luke's Hospital (Ireland). Christina does research in Clinical Trials, Oncology and Medical Technology.
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Dr. Fiona Geaney
Dr Fiona Geaney CEO and Founder of Food Choice at Work Biography   Fiona is the CEO and founder of Food Choice at Work and holds an Adjunct Lecturer position with the School of Public Health. Dr Geaney completed a BSc in Nutritional Sciences, a Master of Public Health and in 2015 obtained her PhD...
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Anne Marie Kennedy
Ann Marie Kennedy Principal Medical Physicist at Beacon Hospital Biography Currently works at the Department of Radiotherapy, UPMC Beacon Hospital, Dublin. Anne marie does research in Medical Physics. Anne Marie is a Principal Medical Physicist at Beacon Hospital. Anne Marie completed a research Masters in Medical Imaging in NUI Galway followed by a medical physicist...
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Dr. Alina Mihai
Dr. Alina Mihai Consultant Radiation Oncologist Click Below to view presentations SABR Precision and brain SRS Biography   Dr. Alina Mihai is full time Consultant Radiation Oncologist at  Beacon Hospital, with expertise in high technology such as IMRT and stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy.  Dr. Mihai earned her Medical Degree and Specialty in Romania....
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Mohamed Galal Ibrahim
Mohamed Galal Ibrahim Head of Physics Department Hermitage Medical Clinic Biography Cyberknife (Acceptance, commissioning, planning) IMRT SRS I-125 3DCRT Dosimetry LINAC commissioning and QA Panning and plan checking Physics quality manual maintaining
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Prof. Arne Björnberg
Prof. Arne Björnberg Chairman, Health Consumer Powerhouse, Ltd. Biography Prof Arne Björnberg, Ph.D., Chairman, Health Consumer Powerhouse. Prof. Björnberg has previous experience from Research Director and management consulting positions in Swedish industry. He has also served as CEO of the Swedish National Pharmacy Corporation (”Apoteket AB”), Director of Healthcare & Network Solutions for IBM Europe Middle East...
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Dr. Sten Myrehaug MD, FRCPC
Dr. Sten Myrehaug MD, FRCPC Residency, Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto MD, University of Alberta FRCPC, Radiation Oncolog Click below to view the presentation Controversies in Spine Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Biography Education: 2010-2011: Clinical Research Fellow, Radiation Oncology Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, United States 2005-2010: Postgraduate Training, Department...
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Dubhfeasa Slattery
Dubhfeasa Slattery Chair of Medical Professionalism, RCSI Biography Dubhfeasa is Professor and chair of Medical Professionalism at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and BSHS. Prior to this she was head of Clinical Risk at the State Claims Agency, Dublin, where she authored multiple national reports analysing five years of data on incidents, medico-legal...
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Dr Ray McDermott
Dr Ray McDermott Consultant Medical Oncologist of Beacon Medical Clinic Click below to view the presentation Brain Metastases – SRS Biography Dr Ray McDermott commenced his training in Medical Oncology at the Mater Hospital, Dublin during which time he completed an MBA in Health Services Management. He went on to The Institut Curie, Paris (2000-2002)...
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Karen Maher
Karen Maher HR professional and Chartered Fellow of CIPD Biography A HR professional and Chartered Fellow of CIPD with a background in Organisational and Workforce Development Consultancy and delivery. Specialist interests include Mediation, Coaching, Mentoring, Emotional Intelligence, Life Long Learning, and training design and delivery to meet specific organisational needs. Karen gained a wide range...
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Dr. Paul Kelly
Dr. Paul Kelly Cork University Hospital | CUH Radiotherapy Department Cork Biography Dr. Paul Joseph Kelly - enrolled in Specialist Registration run by Irish Medical Council with reference number 124235. He is one of one thousand and six hundred and fourty three medical practitioners registered in the region of Cork county. Dr. Paul Joseph Kelly...
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Richard Kennedy
Richard Kennedy Owner , Fitness Freak Biography Richard is the owner of Fitness Freak, a fitness, and health food inspiring company. I am a motivational speaker, qualified Strength & Conditioning(BA)coach and personal trainer and I am the author of two cookbooks and I am a cook inspiring people to improve their lives by choosing healthy food...
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Nicole Ferguson
Nicole Ferguson Head of Staff Engagement & OD | Occupational Psychologist at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust Biography Nicole is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist with 10 years of experience in Organisational Development (OD) in the private, public and consultancy sectors. I have led a number of OD programmes in the areas of employee...
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Dermot Goode
Dermot Goode CEO Total Health Cover Biography 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 and healthcare consultancy roles with Irish Pensions Trust and Mercer Ltd. He established PHI Consulting (Ireland) Ltd in 2009 to provide advice on...
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Ciaran Duffy
Ciaran Duffy European Advisor - EU Horizon 2020, Enterprise Ireland Biography European Advisor – EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, Health Member States Representative – Innovative Medicines Initiative Member of the Board of Directors at C-TRIC Academic research experience (1995-2005) . Bioanalytical. Industrial experience – Medical Diagnostics/Pharmaceutical Speaking in Investing in Healthcare  Summit Liffey Meeting...
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Ms. Rosarii Mannion
Ms. Rosarii Mannion National Director of Human Resources HSE Biography Experienced Human Resources Director with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in People Strategy implementation, Customer Service, Quality Improvement, Coaching, Strategic Planning, and Organizational Development. Strong human resources professional, FCIPD. Speaking in HR Summit Liffey Meeting Room 2...
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Noel Daly
Noel Daly Governor NUIG Non Executive Director at 3fivetwo Group, Member Governing Body at NUI Galway   Biography Member Governing Body at NUI Galway Noel is the previous chairman of WestNorth Group of Hospitals at WNWHG. Speaking in Investing in Healthcare Summit Venue Liffey Hall 2 Day 1 Time 14:00 to 17:15 Chair
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Paul Connors
Paul Connors National Director of Communications at HSE Biography Paul is National Director of Communications for the HSE. The HSE Communications Division works with health service teams all over the country. Together we create communications programmes that support a healthier nation and build health services that are valued by everyone in Ireland. We work with...
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Maureen Walsh
Maureen Walsh CEO at Decare Dental Biography Originally from the US, Maureen moved to Ireland in 1999 to help establish DeCare Operations Ireland Limited, a claims and shared services centre based in Claremorris, Co. Mayo. Maureen has led DeCare Dental Insurance Ireland from start-up stages to become Ireland’s only specialist dental insurer and oral health company. ...
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David Casey

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Ian Carter
Ian Carter CEO RCSI Hospital Group and Beaumont Hospital RCSI Hospital Group Biography Ian Carter holds the positions of CEO RCSI Hospital Group and CEO Beaumont Hospital.   Ian was previously National Director of Hospitals, CEO of the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF), Head of the Special Delivery Unit (SDU), CEO St James' Hospital and...
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Richard Murphy
Richard Murphy Founder & CEO of Zevo Health Biography Richard is the Founder & CEO of Zevo Health. Zevo Health has implemented wellness programmes successfully in companies throughout UK & Ireland. Working with companies with 50 to 10,000 staff he understands the pain points that go with organising and implementing a successful wellness programme.   His passion...
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Sharon Foley MSc. MA, Dip
Sharon Foley CEO Irish Hospice Foundation Biography Sharon is the CEO of the Irish Hospice Foundation, working for the charity for over 7 years.  The Irish Hospice Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the hospice philosophy and supports the development of hospice and palliative care. Our vision is that no one should have to...
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