Fiona King, Senior Research & Development Manager, Cook Medical
Fiona King is a Senior Research and Development Manager at Cook Medical in Limerick. At Cook Medical, Fiona's team is focused on the developing innovative products in the Peripheral Artery and Venous Disease areas.
Fiona has worked for over 20 years in the medical device industry. During this time, she has worked with multi-nationals such as Stryker, Guidant, Medtronic and Abbott and has gained experience and expertise in several product areas, orthopaedic accessories, heart valves, coronary devices such as stents / delivery systems, rapid diagnostics and atrial fibrillation.
She has worked in number of technical roles across product lifecycles and has extensive experience in several areas of new product development, manufacturing and commercial operations. She has extensive experience in process development and employing six sigma and lean methodology during process development is an area of interest for her. Other areas include new product and technology introduction, regulatory submissions, program management and technology transfers.
Fiona has studied at National University Ireland, Galway and graduated with an honour's degree in Biomedical Engineering and a 1st class honour MSc in Technology Management. She has continued to learn and completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Engineering in Trinity College. She is a Certified Project Management Professional and most recently she has also completed a research fellowship and postgraduate diploma with BioInnovate in University of Galway