Padraig Somers, BE Chem, MBA, Dip IOD
Board member, Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Padraig is an experienced biopharma executive, recently retired out of a country leadership role with responsibility for global manufacturing and supply operations as well as for late stage CMC development, approval and launch of innovative pharma products in EU, US, Japan and RoW markets on behalf of the Swiss based Helsinn Group. He currently chairs the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Center Steering Committee hosted at UL as well as the IBEC OSH Policy Committee. Padraig is also the past chair of PharmaChemical Ireland and Swiss Irish Business Association.