Ciaran BradyOver 20 years experience in Supply Chain/Materials Management in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industry. Ciaran has worked as Head, Supply Chain Management, International Logistics & Demand Manager, Materials Manager, Purchasing and Quality Manager, working with major multi-national companies (e.g. Glaxo, Schering-Plough, Oral-B Laboratories). He was involved in two green field start up's and five worldwide plant consolidations. Working at a Senior Management level in Finished Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Distribution, he has extensive working knowledge of FDA and MHRA/IMB requirements, and all aspects of GMP & GDP.

He has worked extensively since starting up PLS Pharma Logistics with Pharmaceutical Wholesalers, Manufacturers/Logistics and Transportation  companies and assisted these companies in all aspects of Good Distribution Practice, Responsible Person and Supply Chain Management - including preparation for licence applications, inspections and remedial work after regulator inspections, and services including audits, mock recalls, Quality Management Systems  reviews and improvements to newest New EU GAP Guide Standards.

Ciaran specialises in GDP and RP training and has built a strong reputation demonstrated consistently by participant’s exceptional feedback.    

Business Activities/Memberships

  • Former Director and Board member of the Irish Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (IIPMM) and a member of the Institute for 18 years.
  • Member of Supply Chain Institute, the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers Ireland, (AIMCA) and a committee member of the Independent Consultants Group.
  • Lectured for 3 years on IIPMM Diploma course, and has lectured for the National Institute for Logistics and Transport.
  • Currently lectures for the Dublin Institute of Technology on their supply chain masters course and the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Certified Management Consultant.

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