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Dr. Catherine Caulfield

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Dr. Catherine Caulfield

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Education & Training

  • Medical Education: :
    B.Sc., Ph.D., H.D.E., M.B.A., C.Biol., F.I.Biol.
  • Experience :
    30+ years


Dr. Catherine Caulfield is CEO & co-founder of Ovagen and former CEO of Biological Laboratories/Charles River Laboratories Ireland. Catherine is responsible for leading the operational development of the business at Ovagen. Her business acumen has guided the company through its earlier research stages and now plays a key role in commercialization. Catherine was the co-founder of Biological-Laboratories Europe Limited (BioLabs). In BioLabs Europe with a team of enthusiastic, committed and professional staff, Catherine spearheaded the development of the company. She held management positions ranging from Quality Manager to CEO, a position she enjoyed for 14 years. As CEO, BioLabs revenue increased by over 800% and when the company was sold in 2002, Catherine was pivotal in the successful integration of the new structure, having responsibility for the strategic, financial and operational leadership of the business. Dr. Caulfield has held many Board Memberships including the West Regional Board of Enterprise Ireland, The Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB), The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI), and The Irish Council for Science Technology and Innovation (ICSTI). In 2009, she was appointed to the Governing Authority of the National University of Ireland, Galway and was a recipient of NUI Galway’s prestigious Alumni Award for Natural Science, acknowledging her demonstrated excellence in the field of natural science industries.