Lorraine joined the Commercialisation team in 2010 and manages all day-to-day activities of the office. Her experience includes 10 years administration in a top ten CPA firm in the US, 5 years in a small Irish startup business and 2 years in the VP for Research Office at Maynooth University. In addition, Lorraine obtained a BSc in Finance, Venture Management and Bioscience (2008) and a Masters in Strategy and Innovation (2013) from Maynooth University.
Lorraine is the first point of contact for the Commercialisation Office. As consortium lead in a TT alliance with partner institutes AIT, ITC and WIT she manages consortium metrics and financial reporting to the State funding body. Lorraine handles all general queries relating to commercialisation funding programmes, IP related agreements, Generic Skills training module, publicity, quarterly newsletter, workshops and external events etc.