Professor Mark Ledwidge
BSc. Pharmacy, PhD, MPSI, DBS
Prof. Mark Ledwidge (BSc Pharm, PhD, DBS, MPSI) is a distinguished figure in the pharmaceutical realm. With a background rooted in pharmacy, he earned his BSc in Pharmacy and completed a PhD in pharmaceutics at Trinity College, Dublin, collaborating closely with Elan Corporation. Mark’s career subsequently led him to pivotal roles at Baxter Healthcare and Servier Laboratories, where he applied his expertise in technical and marketing capacities. Complementing his pharmaceutical acumen, he pursued a Diploma in Business Strategy.
Today, as Co-Founder and Director of the Heartbeat Trust, H&L Pharma, and Solvotrin Therapeutics, Prof. Ledwidge continues to merge his pharmacy foundation with groundbreaking ventures. Alongside his academic role as UCD Professor in the School of Medicine at University College Dublin (Adjunct), he spearheads initiatives that drive innovation and advancement in the pharmaceutical landscape.