Having spent a number of years in private practice and as technical manager in the pharmaceutical industry in Ireland and the UK, Mr Pat O’Mahony, M.V.B., M.V.M., A.M.D., M.B.A., M.R.C.V.S. worked in public health and was Director of Consumer Protection at the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. He joined the IMB as Chief Executive in 2002.
Mr O’Mahony is a member of the Management Board of the European Medicines Agency where he served as Chairman from 2007 to 2011. He is also a member of the Board of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, the Irish National Accreditation Board and a member of the National Patient Safety Advisory Group.