Archive 2014


June 26, 2014

Ms Leonie Clarke, PSI PresidentThursday, June 26, 2014: The Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI), the pharmacy regulator, has elected a new President, Ms. Leonie Clarke and a new Vice-President, Dr. Ann Frankish.

Leonie Clarke has served on the PSI Council since 2010, studied pharmacy in Trinity College Dublin and holds an MSc by research and diplomas in legal studies and accounting and finance. She runs her own pharmaceutical consultancy, focusing primarily on compliance with medicines legislation, corporate governance and quality management. She started her career as Assistant Registrar of the PSI in 1991, has several years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and also spent time in academia. Leonie follows Eoghan Hanly as President.

Ann Frankish has also previously been on the PSI Council and has served as Vice-President and President prior to the introduction of the Pharmacy Act of 2007, which established the current regulatory system. She graduated from the UK and first registered with the PSI in 1982. For the past 26 years she has served as Chief Pharmacist in the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, a post from which she has recently retired. Ann has had a long career in pharmacy, in a variety of settings including community, hospital, and academia and has recently taken up a role in industry. Ann follows Noel Stenson as Vice-President.

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