November, Wed 23rd at The 1592.
Speaker – Caitriona Walshe, Country Manager at Novartis.
Caitriona Walsh, Country President and Managing Director, Novartis Ireland
A proud Galwegian, Caitriona studied Biotechnology in National University Ireland, Galway before completing her PhD in Immunology in Trinity College Dublin.
Caitriona joined Novartis in 2006, holding several medical, marketing and sales roles in Novartis Ireland, before moving to Novartis Headquarters in Switzerland and working in a number of roles as Region Europe Brand Director and Head Business Operations and Strategic Projects.
She joined Novartis UK in 2019 and has held a and held leadership positions as Franchise Head Immunology, Hepatology, Dermatology and UK Business Unit Head (Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmology) in 2021.
Caitriona is a leader who enables successful performance by working collaboratively with customers and her teams. Caitriona is passionate about how innovation can improve the lives of patients and the wider healthcare system.
Married to Hugh, with two girls, Caitriona loves travel, food, sports in general (although more watching than playing these days) and enjoys spending as much time as possible with her family. She is excited to get back into sea-swimming after living quite a distance from the sea the past few years.