Andrew is a results focussed Commercial Strategy Consultant with over 10 years’ experience in the medical device sector. During his career within the industry, he collaborated with multinational manufacturers such as Bard, Boston Scientific, Atrium and Applied Medical. Following a degree in Marketing from Dublin Institute of Technology, he developed in a number of positions including Area Manager, Surgical Sales Director and Cross Functional Strategy Development Manager, during which time he helped double M.E.D. Surgical’s revenue. Upon completion of an executive MBA in UCD Michael Smurfit Business School in 2014, he established a consultancy partnership, working with 2011 NUIG BioInnovate Fellow, Ms Caroline Gaynor. During the last 15 months, he has successfully completed Feasibility Studies and Commercialisation Strategy Reports for NUIG, DCU and UCD Nova. Andrew’s key strengths are market analysis and strategy development, rationalising market reports, clinical papers and feedback from a vast network of key opinion leaders, to formulate individual strategic plans for SMEs and innovation research projects. His goal within the BioInnovate Program is to assist his team to develop distinctive, innovative, high potential medical technologies. Andrew is a keen cyclist and runner, and has raised over €25,000 for various charities over the last 6 years. He is a keen traveller and he recently helped to establish a microbrewery called Wood Key Brewing in Dublin, with its first beer, The Pilgrim, commercially available since June 2015.