John has extensive experience as a senior medical manager within the pharmaceutical industry. He has spent the last five years working for the global market leader Pfizer, where he was European medical affairs lead for the gastroenterology portfolio. In this role he oversaw the commercialisation and regulatory submission of late stage pipeline assets.
John graduated with honours in Biochemistry and Medicine from Trinity College Dublin and the Royal College of Surgeons respectively. He has also completed post graduate qualifications in pharmaceutical medicine and an MBA from the Smurfit School of Business in Dublin. After completing his undergraduate training, John commenced specialist training in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care medicine receiving a Primary Fellowship and Membership of the College of Anaesthetists Ireland (MCAI). John has also carried out medical research in Ireland and in the University of California at Berkeley. John hopes to leverage these diverse experiences as a Fellow and strongly believes that "No problem can be solved by the same kind of thinking that created it."