Executive Team

Professor Colum Dunne (BSc, PhD, MBA) was educated at University College Cork (UCC). Colum has held senior research roles at Ireland's National Food Biotechnology Centre, and UCC's BioMerit Research Centre & Departments of Microbiology and Medicine. Following a period as General Manager of a cancer research centre focused on development of gene-/chemotherapies and innovative medical devices, Colum joined Glanbia plc as Director of Research and served as a member of the Boards of the Glanbia Nutritionals group of companies.

Current posts/positions:
Foundation Chair of Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick.
Deputy Director, 4i Centre for Interventions in Inflammation, Infection and Immunity.
Vice-Dean of postgraduate surgical education, RCSI, mid-western region.
Secretary of the Irish Association of Coloprotcology.
Council member, Irish Hospital Counsultant's Association.
James IV Travelling Fellow 2011/12.