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Dr. Michael Gillen

Dr. Michael Gillen

Senior Executive, BioPharmaChem Ireland

Dr. Michael Gillen

Michael is a Senior Executive with BioPharmaChem Ireland (BPCI) where he has responsibility for environment, health & safety. He is also the head of occupational health & safety (OHS) policy in Ibec.


He is an employer representative on the European Commissions’ Advisory Committee on Safety & Health (ACSH) and was recently elected to be Deputy Chairperson and employers' spokesperson on the EU Agency for Safety and Health (OSHA) Management Board. He is chair of the CSS-REACH taskforce of the European Fine Chemicals Group and a former Deputy Chairperson of the Board of the Health and Safety Authority in Ireland.


He has a BA (Mod.) and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Trinity College Dublin, a Diploma in SHWW from UCD and a Diploma in Employment Law from NCI.