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Mairead Lyons
Group Lead, Clinical Project Management at Novartis, Ireland


Currently managing a team of clinical project managers, operations specialists and graduates in clinical project management department in Novartis Dublin (NBS CONEXTS). Mairéad manages to incorporate her interest in environmental sustainability with her daily work in clinical trials by leading a team across Novartis who have a shared interest in improving how trials are managed. Mairéad liaises with her colleagues in Basel and Novartis globally to keep this team up to date with the latest guidance to improve clinical trials with regard to environmental sustainability. 

Mairéad has over 15 years’ experience in clinical trials working in CROs and pharma in the UK, Australia, Spain and Ireland. Most recently Mairéad started a graduate program for the CPM team in Dublin. Mairéad has a keen interest in process improvements in clinical trials and now incorporating environmental sustainability which is important to Mairéad who is also chairperson of the Green Team for the Dublin office. 

Agenda Sessions

  • Environmental sustainability - Novartis