Board of Directors

Louise Grubb
CEO and Founder

Louise is former CEO and co-founder of NutriScience (veterinary nutraceutical manufacturing business) and Q1 Scientific (stability storage for the pharmaceutical industry) which was a finalist in the 2016 Ernst & Young EOY Awards. Louise brings over 20 years’ experience of the veterinary and pharmaceutical industry to her role as CEO of TriviumVet. Louise has a track record in bringing veterinary pharmaceuticals through development to regulatory approval and market launch.

Tom Brennan

Prior to Triviumvet, Tom co-founded speciality healthcare company EirGen Pharma in 2005. In May 2015, EirGen were acquired by NASDAQ listed OPKO Health Inc for $135 million. Tom is a founder shareholder of specialist healthcare stability storage company Q1 Scientific. Tom holds a B.Sc from Cork Institute of Technology, an M.Sc. from University of Manchester and an MBA from University of Limerick . Tom is also a “Qualified Person” as per European Directive 2001/82/EC.

Liam Fitzgerald

Liam Fitzgerald is the former CEO of UDG Healthcare plc, the leading international provider of clinical, commercial, communication, and packaging services to the healthcare industry. During his tenure as CEO from 2000 to 2016, the Company’s market capitalisation increased by more than 500 percent making UGD a member of the FTSE 250 list. Liam is credited with leading and seamlessly integrating more than 30 acquisitions into the parent Company.

Barrie Daish
Non-Executive Director

Barrie is a qualified Chartered Accountant that has spent the past 20 years in private equity. Barrie has a track record in investing in startups and managing finances for scaling companies. He has experience in senior management across a range of sectors, for example, life sciences, agriculture, machinery & engines, recruitment and thermistors.

TriviumVet Team

Sarah O’Connor
Head of Commercial Operations

Sarah has over 12 years international project management experience spanning complex multi-cultural teams. Sarah holds a Commerce degree from University College Cork. Sarah was Country Programme Manager of the EOY Ireland Programme, Ireland’s leading entrepreneurial network for six years. She is now head of commercial operations at TriviumVet. Sarah holds a green belt in innovation engineering and a Leadership diploma with Ingenium and the University of Limerick.

Gemma Kennedy
Head of Quality

Gemma has over 16 years’ experience in the biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical sector. During more than 10 years with Sanofi, Gemma held several key roles in Quality, Regulatory and HR. Gemma is now responsible for Quality at TriviumVet.She holds a first class honours degree in Chemistry from WIT and has completed a Specialist Diploma in Regulatory Affairs at University of Limerick.

Susan Kennedy
Scientific Affairs Officer

Susan brings over 12 years’ experience from academic and translational research environments. Having obtained a PhD in cardiac research from UCD, Susan moved into the oncology field on an international colorectal cancer research project. Susan received Science Foundation Ireland TIDA funding while in Trinity College Dublin, led the winning team proposal for the 2019 Research Laboratory of the Year award, and has numerous peer reviewed publications.

Stuart Fitzgerald
Head of Clinical Affairs

Stuart spent over 15 years in companion animal practice in the UK and Ireland. Following this, he moved into pharmaceutical development, helping to develop a portfolio of new animal drugs, as well as managing human clinical trials activities. He brings knowledge in the science and economics of companion animal medicine, and experience in aligning clinical and regulatory approaches to new product development.

Liam Byrne
Head of Technical and Business Development

Liam holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry and is a Chartered Chemist with extensive Business Development experience from his more than 15 years industry experience at SLT level. He has completed an Executive Programme in Health Economics and Market Access. Liam is a leading talent in pharmaceutical product development and has delivered multiple technically challenging, international projects in his field.

Mena Fitzgerald
Office Manager

Mena has over 17 years’ experience as an executive assistant from her previous roles with consumer healthcare company GSK in Dungarvan and call centre Talk Talk.

Scientific Advisory Board

Katie Tolbert

Dr. Tolbert is a leading authority on small animal gastroenterology. She is Clinical Associate Professor of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at Texas A&M University, she also practices as a Clinical Veterinarian in North Carolina State University and is a Veterinary Practice Logistics Liaison to The Dog Aging Project: Funded by the United States National Institute on Aging.

Katies academic publishing CV can be found here.

Matt R. Kaeberlein

Dr. Kaeberlein is recognized internationally for his research on the biological mechanisms of healthy aging. He is a Professor of Pathology at the University of Washington School of Medicine where he directs the Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute, the Biological Mechanisms of Healthy Aging Training Program and the NIH Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging. Dr. Kaeberlein is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the American Aging Association (AGE), and the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). Dr. Kaeberlein is Co-Director of the Dog Aging Project.

Dr. Kaeberlein’s CV can be found here.

Dean Carolyn J Henry

Dr. Henry was named Dean of the University of Missouri (MU) College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) in February 2018 after serving as Interim Dean for six months. She is a tenured Full Professor with dual appointments at the CVM and the School of Medicine. She earned her DVM at Auburn University (1990) and practiced small animal and emergency medicine before completing an oncology residency/MS (DACVIM ’94). Henry served on the faculty at Washington State University from 1993 to 1997 before accepting a position at MU in 1997 to develop the oncology service.

Dr. Henry academic publishing CV can be found here.