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Grainne McAleese

Deputy CFO, Inizio - Executive

Grainne became part of the Inizio team after joining UDG Healthcare in June 2018 as the UDG Head of Finance, with responsibility for Group Finance, Ashfield Finance Functions, Global Procurement & Real Estate, and Finance Transformation.

Prior to UDG, she worked as General Manager, Ireland and Vice President, Finance with Alexion, a rare disease US biotech company, leading their expansion in Ireland and a €500 million investment in biologics and packaging facilities in Ireland.

Grainne previously spent ten years working with Elan Pharmaceuticals in the United States and Ireland in various corporate, strategic and group finance roles. Externally, Grainne is a Board Director for Science Foundation Ireland, the national funding body for STEM research in Ireland.

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Karsten Risch

Chief Medical Officer

Katie Appleton

Programme Coordinator, allegro., Inizio Medical

Lauren Wetmore

President, Evoke Create

Nareda Mills

President, US Patient Solutions, Ashfield Engage