Brian Sheehan

Senior Vice President Innovation

Brian Sheehan

Brian joined Mundipharma in 2015 as Director of Projects and held a number of R&D roles in Cambridge and in Tokyo from Executive Director of Projects to Executive Director of Innovation and new product development.

He brings 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry at companies such as Schering Plough and MSD with a track record of new product development and approvals in oncology and infectious diseases.  He has successfully led R&D organisations and teams in Europe and in Asia (Japan and Singapore) and is a big advocate of teamwork, his motto being “great things happen when we work collaboratively together!” Brian started his career in the academic sector, including research positions at the Institute Pasteur in Paris and the Imperial College in London, and immediately prior to joining Mundipharma, he also spent 5 years on the leadership team of the Cancer Research UK Centre for Drug Development as Head of Project & Portfolio Management.

Brian holds a PhD in molecular biology from Trinity College, Dublin