Andrea Doolan is CEO and Co-founder of Atlantia Clinical Trials (https://atlantiaclinicaltrials.com), a world class provider of human clinical studies to the functional food, nutraceutical, medical food and live biotherapeutic sectors. Andrea has over 27 years’ experience in the industry. She has a BSc in Microbiology and Higher Diploma from NUIG. Her early career experience as Clinical Trials Coordinator for the Harvard AIDS Clinical Trials Group at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston was formative in establishing her future professional direction. Thereafter, she returned to Ireland as Clinical Trials Manager with the APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork wherein she played a leading role in the development of Atlantia, fully transitioning the business out of UCC in 2012. Andrea was awarded the Matheson WMB Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2018. Andrea leads Atlantia sales and operations from their headquarters in Cork, managing the US and Irish clinic sites and an expert team of medical professionals, nutritionists, business development and operational personnel.