Dr Ronan Donelan has a background in pharmaceutical research and registration of new medicines. He has been an active member of multidisciplinary teams conducting clinical trials and delivering approval of new medicines across various therapeutic disease areas. He worked for over 20 years with a global clinical research organisation before taking on his current position in November 2016 as Head of Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance, and Corporate Compliance Officer with a Dublin based global pharma company. His areas of professional interest include Corporate Governance, Risk Management Frameworks and Decision-Making at the individual and Organisation level. He holds an MSc in Pharmaceutical Medicine from TCD, a PhD from Cardiff School of Pharmacy.