Governance

  • Baroness Deborah Bull, CBE

    Vice President and Vice Principal (London), King’s College London

    Deborah Bull is Vice President & Vice-Principal (London) at King’s College London and a Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords. She provides leadership for the university’s London strategy – one of five priorities within Vision 2029.

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  • DR JOHN CLIMAX

    Founder of ICON Clinical Research plc

    John Climax, Ph.D. is a co-founder of ICON Clinical Research plc. He has over 25 years of experience in the clinical research industry globally. Dr Climax received his primary degree in pharmacy in 1977 from the University of Singapore, his masters in applied pharmacology in 1979 from the University of Wales and his Ph.D.

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  • PROF KAREN DAY

    Dean of Science, The University of Melbourne

    Professor Day joined the University of Melbourne in 2014 having returned to Melbourne as the newly appointed Dean of Science and a research group leader at the Bio21 Institute and Department of Genetics. A graduate of the University of Melbourne, she completed a PhD at WEHI before taking up a postdoctoral role studying public health problems in Papua New Guinea.

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  • Dr Christopher J. Horn (Chairman)

    Dr Christopher J. Horn is former CEO and co-founder of IONA Technologies. He was the initial developer of Orbix® and held the joint offices of IONA’s president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board from IONA’s inception until May 2000.

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  • DAVID MARTIN

    Director of Geo Data Operations, Google

    David is currently Director of Geo Platform Strategic Initiatives for Google. Prior to this he led the global Geo Data Operations team that build and maintain Google Maps and also was Google's Director of EMEA Finance and Business Intelligence. Before joining Google in 2005, David was Head of Strategic Planning for eircom (now eir).

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  • CLARE MATTERSON, CBE

    Director of Engagement at The Natural History Museum London

    Clare Matterson CBE is the Director of Engagement at The Natural History Museum London.  Former Director of Strategy at Wellcome Trust, she led on strategy, policy, advocacy and education, communicating the work of the Trust, leading grant management and incubating new initiatives.

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  • Dr Patrick Prendergast

    Provost, Trinity College Dublin

    Patrick Prendergast took office as the 44th Provost of Trinity College Dublin on 1 August 2011. Dr Prendergast first came to Trinity in 1983 graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and later with a Ph.D. in bioengineering.

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  • Prof. Linda Doyle

    Dean of Research, Trinity College Dublin

    Linda Doyle is Professor of Engineering and the Arts at Trinity College Dublin.

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  • Myra Garrett

    Corporate Partner and former Managing Partner of William Fry

    Myra Garrett is a corporate and technology lawyer. She is a partner, and former managing partner, of Irish law firm
    William Fry which has offices in Dublin, London and San Francisco. She specialises in advising Irish and
    international companies on corporate governance and transactions such as fundraising, acquisitions and the

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