Anna Nestor Beirne, Associate Director, External Quality Assurance, Drug Delivery Systems, Merck Sharp & Dohme
Anna has spent the last 19 years working in the Biomedical Engineering sector in various roles such as Sustaining Engineering, R&D, Design Assurance & Technical Quality Operations. She began her career with Nellcor Puritan Bennett after completing her degree in Electronic Engineering. She has further complimented her education with additional qualifications in Business, Technology Management and Science at Degree and Masters levels.
Throughout her career she has proven that her drive and innovative capacity to learn and adapt in an Engineering space has helped with overcoming cultural diversity within the female engineering landscape. Anna has enjoyed working both Internationally and Globally across her career and has come to understand that a demonstrated skillset and an adaptation of mentality overcomes cultural diversity.