Deirdre Kelly

Country Manager - Ireland, GCC and Malta

Deirdre joined Consilient Health in 2014 to set up the Irish business unit. Since then, Deirdre and the Irish team have successfully launched a range of medicines across CH’s key therapeutic areas in both the secondary and primary care settings. In 2020, Deirdre took on additional responsibility: In preparation for CH’s first medicines gaining marketing authorisations in the Gulf Cooperation Council region she added this geography and further took on the management of Malta.

Prior to joining Consilient Health, Deirdre spent 13 years at Eli Lilly, most recently as business unit manager responsible for the Osteoporosis, Cardiology, Oncology and Primary Care product portfolios. At Novo Nordisk, she was the lead marketer for growth hormone in the UK & Ireland territories. Deirdre started her career at Nutricia where she held a number of management positions.

Deirdre has a BSc (Hons) in Nutrition & Dietetics from Trinity College, Dublin with post graduate qualifications in marketing and health economics. Deirdre also represents Consilient Health as a member of the Medicines For Ireland trade association and is Vice President of the Irish Pharmaceutical Managers Institute.