Leadership Team Member

Karen Holmes, VP, Legal & Data Privacy

Karen Holmes

VP, Legal & Data Privacy

Karen joined Genomics Medicine Ireland Limited as Head of Legal in 2017. Karen is an Irish qualified corporate and transactional lawyer with over 15 years' experience in the international life sciences industry and IT sector. Karen's responsibilities include advising on commercial, corporate and data privacy matters, the management and operation of the company's legal function, and the role of Company Secretary. Karen is a solution focused lawyer who supports the GMI executive and wider GMI community in their drive to achieve the strategic goals of GMI.

Karen was previously Vice President of Legal Affairs at Amarin Corporation (NASDAQ), Senior Legal Counsel at Forcepoint International Technology Limited and Senior Director of Legal Affairs at Elan Corporation (NYSE).

Karen qualified as an Irish solicitor while working with McCann FitzGerald and is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin.