Carmel is the Business Development Manager for Insight at University of Galway. Carmel’s remit is to bring key people from industry together with academia to help them understand and navigate how their data can be utilised to develop a competitive advantage. Through establishing new research collaborations with industry, the Centre aims to assist industry in developing and improving on their data and analytics strategy, train the next generation of data scientists and drive scientific excellence and innovation in the field of data science.
Before joining Insight, Carmel was Industry Programme Manager in CÚRAM SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices having joined the Centre when it was launched in 2015. She has spent her career in customer‐facing business development, sales and marketing roles across Medtech, telecommunications, semiconductor and scientific industry sectors and thrives off establishing and maintaining impactful industry relationships and collaborations. Carmel has a degree in electronic engineering from DCU and holds a postgrad in technology commercialisation from NUI Galway.