Martin (Marty) Lipa has over 25 years’ industry experience and 12 years’ experience in Knowledge Management. Lipa has published several industry specific works and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at Technological University Dublin in Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Science with an emphasis on Knowledge Management. Lipa also leads the Knowledge Management Center of Excellence for the Manufacturing Division of Merck & Co., Inc.
Kevin O’Donnell is Market Compliance Manager at the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA, formerly known as the Irish Medicines Board), in Dublin, Ireland. He has been with the HPRA/IMB since 2001 and is a Senior GMP Inspector. He is also responsible for a number of compliance-related programmes at the HPRA, including the Quality Defect and Recall programme, the Sampling and Analysis programme, and the Advertising Compliance programme. He obtained his PhD in the field of Quality Risk Management (QRM) from the Dublin Institute of Technology in 2008. He is currently Chair of the PIC/S Expert Circle on QRM.
Anne Greene leads the Pharmaceutical Regulatory Science Team (PRST) in TU Dublin, where she is also a senior lecturer and director of the several MSc. and BSc. Pharmaceutical Programmes. Prior to embarking on an academic career, Anne worked at a senior level for several years in the pharmaceutical sector in Validation and Technical Management roles. Anne has a PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from University College Dublin, and is currently on the advisory committee of the Irish Chapter of PDA.