Michael Gillen

Michael is a Senior Executive with BioPharmaChem Ireland (BPCI) where he has responsibility for environment, health & safety. He is also the head of occupational health & safety (OHS) policy in Ibec.

He is an employer representative on the European Commissions’ Advisory Committee on Safety & Health (ACSH) and a former Deputy Chairperson of the Board of the Health and Safety Authority in Ireland. He is chair of the REACH taskforce of the European Fine Chemicals Group. 

He has a BA (Mod.) and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Trinity College Dublin, a Diploma in SHWW from UCD and a Diploma in Employment Law from NCI.


Elaine Bowers

Elaine is an OHS Executive in Ibec’s Employer Relation Division advising member companies on a wide range of OHS issues. Elaine has extensive experience managing Environment, Health and Safety in the medical device, semiconductor, and property management industries; and as an independent EHS Consultant and Trainer.

She has a M.Sc. in Environmental Science (QUB), a B.Sc.  in Environmental Health (DIT and TCD), a Certificate and Higher Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (UCD), and a Diploma in Employment Law (TUD).


Claire Hellen

Claire is the HR Strategy Specialist in Ibec. She has worked in employee relations and HR for 15 years.

In her current role, she works with Ibec member companies to design and implement effective people solutions and she advises on best practice in managing HR.



Start Date November 30, 2020
Time 11:00 - 12:00
Duration 1 hour
Delegate Price Free
Type Briefings
Contact Anne Murphy
Ibec Networks