Dr Kieran Rooney has worked in the biopharma sector for 30 years. A pharmacist by training, he joined Amryt Pharma as VP, Strategic Alliances and Licensing in June 2017. Prior to joining Amryt, he was Founder and Managing Director of Halo BioConsulting, a global healthcare advisory services firm he founded in 2007, which focused on business alliances and management consulting. Between 2007 and 2017, he worked with over 30 pharmaceutical, biotechnology and professional service companies, including, most recently, Amakem Therapeutics and PwC. Prior to that, Dr. Rooney worked as a consultant to the UK Government and held business development roles at Smith & Nephew, F2G Limited, Pharsight Corporation, among others. He has a PhD in Neuropharmacology from the University of Wales, Cardiff.