Eimear manages HIHI, Trinity College Dublin (TCD), based in St James’ Hospital. Her primary area of expertise is supporting the development and commercialisation of connected health solutions. In 2020, Eimear completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Commercialisation at NUIG, focusing her research entirely on the commercialisation pathway of connected health solutions in the Irish public healthcare system. Eimear provides leadership in HIHI TCD and contributes to the strategic direction of HIHI nationally. Growth through wider industry stakeholder engagement and developing networks to drive health professionals, start-ups and expanding healthcare compnaies towards the Hub is central to her role. She has achieved solid partnership work with Dublin Midlands Hospital Group and acute sites across the city, Dublin City Council, The Digital Hub, Start Up Week Dublin, BOI Technology, Ibec, Dublin BIC and investor network HALO. Eimear holds an MA in Public Relations, a BA in European Studies, a Digital Marketing Diploma (QQI) and is currently completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation through Design Thinking in UCC. She contributes to the ‘Irish Health Innovators’ series for the Irish Times.
Eimear has worked in house for multinational pharma, with public health bodies, NGOs and in agency communications, providing insight-led solutions to meet strategic challenges across EU markets. She is expert in stakeholder engagement, creating reputation-defining communications and has extensive experience in management and change strategies. Eimear’s experience incorporates both private and public healthcare providers across ethical and consumer health covering strategic partnerships, brand building, business development, reputation management, patient advocacy and marketing/communications.