Trinity College Dublin has announced the appointment of entrepreneur Louise Grubb as new Chair of Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace.
In her new position, Louise will champion Tangent’s growth plans, notably educating 11,000 learners in entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and helping establish 500 start-ups by 2026. Since beginning its partnership with Bank of Ireland in 2019, Tangent has experienced explosive growth including the nationwide delivery of regional education programmes across 10 locations in Ireland.
A serial life science entrepreneur with a track record in business strategy, Louise is CEO and founder of TriviumVet, the Co. Waterford animal healthcare company which works with veterinarians globally to develop and commercialise medicines and diagnostics for use in companion animals.
Louise has over 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries and was a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in 2016.
A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, Louise holds a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics from the university, as well as an MBS in International Marketing from DCU. She succeeds Brian Caulfield as Chair.