Úna joined the HUGG Board in December 2022 as a non-executive director.
Úna has worked for many years in the areas of medicine regulation, with a focus in biological medicines, and is currently the Pharmaceutical Assessment Manager of the Health Product Authorisation and Registration department in the Health Products Regulation Authority.
Prior to this Úna actively worked in Research and Development, with the aim of identifying new therapeutics in the treatment of atherosclerosis. Úna is a science graduate of Trinity College Dublin and has a Ph.D. in Medicinal Biochemistry awarded from University College Dublin in conjunction with the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin.
She also holds a certificate in Leadership Development certified by the Institute of Leadership and Management, Staffordshire, UK, and a Higher Diploma in Education awarded from Trinity College Dublin