Hailing from the Emerald Isle, Miriam brings her Irish sensibilities to the role of Chief Executive Officer. After making the move ‘down under’ in 1989, Miriam worked in the field of Medical Microbiology with various public and private institutions before commencing her career in medical research in 1996. Since then, Miriam has worked in senior management positions in research institutions and the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector.
Miriam joined GMRF in 2011 and, in the role of CEO, she combines her deep belief in the power of medical research with the practical reality of funding and facilitating the research endeavours of the scientists at the bench and the clinicians at the bedside. Miriam works closely with the GMRF Board of Directors and Board subcommittees to achieve the vision of the Foundation