Leadership Team Member

David Kavanagh, Director, Clinical Partnerships

David Kavanagh

Director, Clinical Partnerships

David leads the clinical partnerships group at GMI. The partnerships function is a key external-facing group with responsibility for establishing large-scale collaborations with clinical and academic institutions in Ireland and throughout Europe.  David provides leadership, strategic direction and day-to-day coordination of activities for strategic partnership relationships with external entities across a myriad of disease cohort populations.

David has extensive experience in life sciences and has held leadership roles in several high-growth academic and commercial life science organisations including Systems Biology Ireland, located at University College Dublin and CompareNetworks, a San Francisco-based life science marketing company.  David’s areas of specialty include life science innovation and commercialisation, operational & high performing team development in life science start-up environments, genomics, systems biology, connected health, life science marketing, life science text mining and healthcare consulting.

David holds a PhD in Biochemistry from University College Dublin.