POI Governance Committee meet for first time

 Published 27th November 2020


The POI team are privileged to have the guidance of our Governance Committee (GC), who met for the first time on Friday 27th November. This independent group will provide oversight of POI’s progress and strategic vision, evaluate performance, & ensure a clear direction for the consortium in the years ahead

The GC includes high-profile figures from political, academic, industry, clinical & patient advocacy circles on the island of Ireland, bringing a diverse set of skills & experience to the table. 

Chair of the Committee is David Byrne, Senior Counsel, former EU Commissioner for Health & Consumer Protection & Attorney General of Ireland. He is a founding member & Co-Chair of the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine 

GC members include healthcare expert Tommy Bracken; Consultant Endocrinologist Prof. Brendan Buckley; Consultant Medical Oncologist at University Hospital Limerick, Prof. Linda Coate; Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Queen's University Belfast and Scientific Director of DATA-CAN Prof. Mark Lawler; College Principal at UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences Prof. Cecily Kelleher, Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Mater Hospital Prof John McCaffrey, CEO of IPPOSI Dr. Derick Mitchell, CEO of NIBRT Dr. Darrin Morrissey, and Patient advocate and founder of CLL Ireland Jan Rynne.

We are lucky to have such a wealth of experience on board, and we extend our gratitude to our GC members for giving of their time, expertise and passion to make our vision a reality!

Find out more about our Governance Committee members here.