Our Team

Team members

Carol Grimes, Senior R&D and Quality Engineer

Carol is a Product Designer with 7 years industry experience. She graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology with a first class honours degree. Within her various roles she has patented several products in Europe and the United States. She has designed from product conception through to the launch of numerous products. She has product design industry experience which range from automotive to medical device design. Her product design experience is in several different areas from EMC & thermal mitigation through to catheters. Carol now works in her role in ENT technologies within AventaMed as the Senior R&D and Quality Engineer.

Mairead Cleary, Junior Clinical Project Manager

Mairéad is a Biomedical Researcher with experience in both industry and academia in Ireland and the Netherlands. In 2016, she was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Cartilage Tissue Engineering from University College Dublin.

Laura Davis, Clinical and Regulatory Associate

With a background in biomedical engineering, Laura has experience in medical device research, development, clinical investigations, and regulatory approval. She has knowledge and experience of medical device quality standards and regulations including FDA CFR, ISO 13485, EU MDR, ICH GCP and ISO 14155. Laura joins the Clinical and Regulatory Affairs team at AventaMed.

Ciara O’Mahony, Account and Communications Manager

Ciara is a dedicated and accomplished Marketing expert with over 16 years’ experience. A graduate of Cork Institute of Technology, Ciara achieved an honours Bachelor of Business Studies degree. Ciara has worked in the marketing field of pharmaceutical, healthcare and medtech sectors on both agency and client side. She has developed a reputation as a highly motivated and organised team player who consistently produces top quality work. Ciara is responsible for the communication and marketing activity at AventaMed. Recently she has expanded her capabilities into the Quality sector and is enjoying the new challenge.