Olivia Fleming joined the HEA in 2005 and has held positions as Resource and Planning Manager, Head of Planning, Head of Consultancy and Business Development before her current role as Director of Partnerships where she leads a senior team to support the HEA’s business development, consultancy services, partnership management team, international offer and academic and professional development.
Prior to the HEA, Olivia worked for 15 years in marketing, sales and business development with blue chip healthcare companies: Boehringer Mannheim, Roche Diagnostics and Trinity Biotech. As the Ireland Country Manager for Roche Diagnostics, Olivia led and managed a team of engineers and account managers.
She has managed 15 distribution companies across Europe and Russia, and held delicate negotiations in public private partnerships (PPP) and private finance initiatives (PFI) and acted as a consultant using influencing skills working with the Department of Health.
Olivia holds a BSc in Chemistry and Biochemistry from University College Dublin and an MBA Euro from the University of Brighton (Grande Ecole de Commerce).
Director of Partnerships
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