Meet the Team

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Gerry Creaner

President

Gerry Creaner has over 30-years of experience in the Life Sciences Manufacturing industry across a range of technical, managerial and business roles. He established a very successful engineering consultancy prior to founding GetReskilled, an online education and learning business, with offices in Singapore, Ireland and Boston (USA), focussed on the manufacture of safe and effective medicines for the public.

He is also a founding Director of two Singapore based philanthropic organizations, the Farmleigh Fellowship and the Singapore-Ireland Fund, both of which deepen the well established and historical Singapore – Ireland relationship and deliver long-term benefits to both countries.

Gerry has an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering (UCD, 1980) and an MSc (Management) from Trinity College Dublin (2003) and is currently doing research for his Ph.D.

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Professor Anne Greene

Lecturer, Technological University Dublin, Ireland

Professor Anne Greene is the pharmaceutical technology and pharmaceutical projects manager in Ireland and is a Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Technology, Validation and Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance to undergraduate and postgraduate students at Technological University Dublin in Ireland.

In addition, she is also secretary of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) Secretary, Irish Chapter. Her experience ranges from a technical service chemist, Sterling Wintrop Dungarvan, (now GSK), validation manager at startup Wyeth Newbridge, (now Pfizer) and is a Training Director at NIBIRT in Ireland.

Dr.Joe Brady Lecturer at GetReskilled

Dr. Joe Brady

Full-Time Validation Lead
Lecturer, Technological University Dublin, Ireland
Senior Associate, GetReskilled

Dr. Joe Brady is a full-time validation lead and also lectures with Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin), in the School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Joe is a certified trainer and highly experienced in competency-based training. He designs and prepares educational modules and full academic courses ranging from MSc, MEngSc. BSc, to Certificate level, for a range of academic institutions.

He is also a supervisor for MSc/MEngSc and Ph.D. theses. Joe has over twenty years of project experience in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device industries in Ireland, Singapore, China, The Netherlands, France and the USA.

Siobhan Dillion Senior Lecturer with GetReskilled

Siobhan Dillion

Senior Lecturer with GetReskilled

Siobhan Dillon is a Senior Lecturer with GetReskilled. She is extremely enthusiastic about helping people reach their final goal of employment in the pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industry.

Siobhan has a BSc in Analytical Science from Dublin City University, Ireland (DCU) and has over 30 years experience working in the pharmaceutical/medical device manufacturing sector. She has worked with and consulted for a wide range of companies including Jansen and Pfizer before moving into education in 2007.

Our Team

Donagh Fitzgerald

Head of Growth Marketing & Product Development

Donagh is based in Hong Kong and looks after the growth marketing and product development including the training and pedagogical elements of our programs. Among his many roles, Donagh makes sure that all GetReskilled’s users can have a great online learning experience. Prior to settling in Singapore in 2009, Donagh lived and worked in many countries including Ireland, America, and Japan where he managed to pick up the language. Donagh has also served as the Program Manager for the Farmleigh Fellowship based out of Singapore.

Donagh is an avid traveler (90+ countries) and photographer. He also enjoys hiking, skydiving and searching for great dining experiences. Donagh holds a Degree in Production Engineering from the Carlow Institute of Technology, Ireland.

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Claire Wilison

Content Marketing and Career Coaching

Claire runs GetReskilled’s Advanced Career Coaching Programme – our specially devised job hunting course that helps our trainees take that final step into employment by leading them through the job hunting process. She is extremely enthusiastic about helping people reach their final goal of employment in their new career path.

Claire has a BSc (Hons) in Medical Biology from Edinburgh University and spent 7 years working in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

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Sinead Creaner

Programme Coordinator

Sinead Creaner is a Programme Coordinator with GetReSkilled – meaning she helps students reach their goals with dedicated pastoral support. Over the last years, she has worked with hundreds of students by being their “Jiminy Cricket” when they need it.

She works primarily with our Springboard+ and BSc students. She has extensive international experience having lived, studied and worked in Ireland, Singapore, Australia, Boston MA and London UK over the last 12-years.

In her spare time, Sinead has published the definitive biography on the artworks of Brother Joseph McNally, a leading Irish missionary and educator in Singapore for 50-years and her book “The Life and Artworks of Brother Joseph McNally” was launched as part of the Singapore-Ireland Fund’s McNally Legacy project.

Our Partners

Technological University Dublin (TUD)

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TUD accredits our classroom and online modules delivered in English with the accreditation in full compliance with the International Bologna process. TUD is one of the leading academic institutions in Ireland and is widely recognized for its academic excellence particularly in the areas of pharmaceutical science, biotechnology, and product development.

Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership (GBMP)

why us

GBMP is a not for profit organization that provides training in lean and continuous improvement principles to improve the operational profitability and competitiveness of existing and emerging organizations, large and small. Our partnering brings lean manufacturing and continuous improvement in GMP environment to the life sciences manufacturing industry.

Springboard

why getreskilled

Springboard+ is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.

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why getreskilled

Whether you are over 30 and looking for a change or you’ve been laid off from your job, we don’t believe you should settle for just any career.

Use our experience at GetReskilled to make a successful mid-career change into pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing.

Founded by a CEO with over 30 years industry experience and headquartered in one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturings hubs in Ireland, we know what the industry is looking for.