Dr. Hilary Lemass is the Data Privacy Manager at Irish life sciences company, Genomics Medicine Ireland (GMI), founded in 2015. GMI is leading, large-scale, genomic research.studies across Ireland examining the relationship between genetics, health and disease. Privacy and security are core to GMI’s business strategy and have been so since inception. Because of the nature of genetic research, Hilary’s role is central to GMI’s success and ethical commitment. She brings over 12 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical sector in Regulations and Compliance, in both the manufacturing and the commercial side. Her educational background includes a Degree in Genetics and a Ph.D in Oncology from UCD.