John took up the role of I-Form Centre Manager in March 2020. In addition to leading the Operations team, he works closely with the Centre Director, the academic leadership group and other key stakeholders on the development and execution of the Centre strategy. John is a Chemical Engineer by training and is a Chartered Engineer with Engineers Ireland. He has a Masters in Business Practice from the Irish Management Institute/University College Cork. He has over 20 years experience working in the printing industry with Hewlett Packard, the last nine of which were as a Senior Programme Manager for Research, Development and Innovation. As such, he has an excellent background and knowledge of manufacturing and product development.