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Julie O’Neill receives Alumni Award

Pharmacy alumna Julie O’Neill was awarded an Alumni Award, becoming the first Pharmacy graduate to receive such an award.Julie O'Neill

An Alumni Award is a recognition by Trinity College Dublin of the important contributions alumni have made in their particular field. It is an opportunity for Trinity staff, students, alumni and friends to reflect on tremendous achievements of the wider Trinity community who have made a substantial mark in their fields professionally and as citizens of the world and to honour individuals who have continued to support their College.

Julie graduated from Trinity in 1988 with a B.Sc. (Pharmacy) degree. She is currently the Executive Vice President, Global Operations, of Alexion Pharmaceuticals where she leads a diverse multi-disciplinary global operations team. Julie holds various national leadership positions including Chairwoman and Member of the Board of the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI). She is the former President of the Irish Business and Employers’ Confederation (IBEC), being the first woman to hold this position. In 2014, Julie was honoured by the Irish Independent as the 16th most powerful woman in business.

Alumni Awards are awarded by the Alumni Awards Committee made up of members of the academic community, the Registrar of the College, the Chair of the Association & Trust and a Chair.