Company Secretary – Dr Una McCourt
Dr Una McCourt
Current Position on Board
Current Position/Job Title
OpEx Lead at Bristol Myers Squib
Previous Position/Job Title
• CI Lead Mallinckrodt/Guerbet
• LSSMBB Abbott Ireland.
Current Membership of any Boards/ Committees
• MDI Board
• MDI Research Committee
Previous Membership of any Boards/Committees
• MDI Board 23/09/2019 – 12/09/2020 (AGM)
• MDI Research Committee from 23/09/2019
Why I want to be on the Board of Muscular Dystrophy Ireland:
MDI offers great support to their members and a service that is growing and changing with the needs of the members and the external environment. I would like to help MDI to continue to deliver the best possible services to the members.
What I bring to the Board of Muscular Dystrophy Ireland as a Director:
I have strong experience in delivering numerous large scale and small projects throughout my career. I have also been heavily involved in strategy development and optimising the running of departments in a number of companies by implementing effective management systems. I educational background is an biochemistry, where I obtained a PhD and in conjunction with working in the pharmaceutical sector I am very interested in the emerging potential treatments for MD.
How I can help Muscular Dystrophy Ireland achieve its mission:
I believe I can help MDI achieve its mission by providing them with support and guidance as a result of what I have learned throughout my career. I have focused on many areas including, but not exclusively strategy, project delivery, scientific review etc.