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Daire Begley

Chief Operating Officer

Daire Begley is a senior pharmaceutical professional with 24 years of strategic and operational expertise in Quality Assurance, Quality Systems, Quality Control and Technical Services, 15 years of which have been in senior quality management roles. Daire has experience of clinical through to commercial stage for small molecule, vaccines, biologics and dosage forms including solid dose, small and large volume parenterals and medical devices.

Daire has demonstrated success in leadership, implementing fit for purpose quality systems, CMO management and has a proven track record of leading change and influencing strategic direction to improve quality mind set and to ensure a culture of continuous improvement is nurtured. He has significant expertise in global regulatory requirements, Health Authority inspections and interactions.

Before joining Cilatus, Daire served as VP of Oral Solid Dose QA Europe with Mylan. Daire has also held other senior leadership positions at NPS Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer and Wyeth.

Daire earned his MSc degree in Instrumentational Analysis from Dublin City University, Ireland, his BSc degree in Chemistry from University College Dublin, Ireland and his Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial Pharmaceutical Studies from University of Brighton, UK. He is a certified QP since 2003.