Kevina O’Donoghue is a PhD graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway. For the last 17 years she has worked as a microbiologist within life science environments both nationally and internationally. Kevina has worked specifically in the field of consultancy training, and auditing with a large variety of multinational global companies for 14 years.
With her qualifications and work experience as a Microbiologist, Kevina has the expertise to deal effectively with both Cleanroom and Quality related issues. She is experienced in problem solving, reviewing and critically analysing documentation, investigating non-conformances, writing reports, meeting deadlines and working with various teams. She is skilled in dealing with human related issues and has an admirable way of interacting and engaging at an interpersonal level with people at all levels of the business. With the wealth of experience Kevina has accumulated to date working with many different companies, she can appreciate and identify many similar situations thus allowing her to link examples and communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding.
Kevina is knowledgeable in many different quality and regulatory standards within the medical device, pharmaceutical, laboratory, & healthcare industries, is a strong and experienced auditor consistently challenging systems for compliance in a fair and consistent manner. Her main focus is on improvements rather than non conformances, giving businesses a clear, objective insight into their current conformance status and constructive feedback on how to improve and ensure business goals are achieved successfully
Kevina delivers training programmes on many different topics related to Auditing, CE Marking, Quality Standards, Cleanroom Controls and Behaviours, GMP, as well as developing bespoke training programmes to meet specific client’s needs. Her interpersonal skills, allied with her excellent communication skills make her an effective trainer. Kevina’s outstanding attribute is her ability to motivate learners and enable their learning through sharing her knowledge and work-based experiences, in a simple and easy to understand way thus allowing the learners to achieve their learning goals successfully.
Kevina is knowledgeable, engaging, enthusiastic and very passionate about her work. Confidentiality and professional impartiality are strong values and principles that she works to at all times. She enjoys the work that she does, is competent, and receives excellent feedback from all clients who have worked with her.