Barry Walsh

Alcon Laboratories Ireland Ltd., Ireland

Barry Walsh, M.Eng.Sc, CPhys.MInstP, PMP Tech Transfer Lead/ Chief Scientific Officer, Alcon Laboratories Ireland Ltd. Qualifications: Project Management Professional (Project Management Institute) 2017 Chartered Physicist (Institute of Physics, London) 2001 M.Eng.Sc, Tyndall Institute, UCC, 1998 BSc (Hons 1st Class) University of Essex, 1992 Experience With Alcon for 21 years in a variety of roles in the Engineering Dept. at the Cork site which produces about 20%of the global volumes of Intraocular lenses for cataract surgery. Currently leading Tech Transfer team on site in which oversees the transition of new products from R&D to Manufacturing. Also Chief Scientific Officer for the site driving efforts on engagement with leading edge research and innovation entities in the ophthalmic space. Previous roles in academic research at the Tyndall National Institute at UCC and the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the UK.