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Our Team

With offices in Ireland and Spain, Kerona Scientific is an award-winning regulatory consultancy providing a wide range of services for the registration of biocides, plant protection products, plant biostimulants, fertilisers, chemicals and cosmetics throughout the EU and Middle Eastern regions

Kerona Team Member: Dr. Irene McGrath

Dr. Irene McGrath

Irene has extensive experience in regulatory affairs and management of product development programmes, gained through working in private industry and consultancy for close on 30 years. Irene’s reputation means that she is much sought after not only as a regulatory consultant but also as a trainer and speaker with an international […]

Kerona Team Member: Greg O’Brien

Greg O’Brien

At Kerona, Greg is the Chief Operating Officer (COO), responsible for day-to-day operational management of the business, and implementation of management systems and process improvements. Greg is a results-driven leader with significant experience gained through operating at the most senior level in the communications/technology and pharmaceutical industries. Greg’s career spans over […]

Kerona Team Member: Catherine Alhaddad

Catherine Alhaddad

Catherine is a specialist in regulatory toxicology, human health exposure modelling and risk assessment, physical-chemical properties and analytical methodology. Catherine has a B.Sc. in Chemistry from the Applied Sciences University (Jordan) and an M.Sc. in Analytical Toxicology from the University of Jordan. She has a broad range of scientific experience including […]

Kerona Team Member: Dr. Neus Rodriguez Sanchez

Dr. Neus Rodriguez Sanchez

Neus has a B.Sc in Biological Sciences and an M.Sc. in Aquaculture, both from the University of Valencia in Spain. She began work as a research laboratory technician and was responsible for conducting toxicity tests with fish embryos and molecular assays. She completed her Ph.D. at Liverpool John Moores University in […]

Kerona Team Member: Lisa Gleichmann

Lisa Gleichmann

Lisa has a BAgrSc in Agricultural Science from University College Dublin and a Master’s degree (MAgrSc) also from UCD.  Lisa completed her postgraduate research as part of a Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine funded project in the area of dairy nutritional strategies. At Kerona, Lisa prepares product dossiers and risk […]

Kerona Team Member: Dovydas Vilcinskas

Dovydas Vilcinskas

Dovy has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science from Dublin City University. Prior to joining Kerona, Dovy worked with a specialist healthcare packaging company and also has experience working in the quality control department of a custom chemical development, advanced intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing company. At […]

Kerona Team Member: Amanda Araujo de França

Amanda Araujo de França

Amanda is an agronomist and specialist in soil chemistry and fertilisers. She has an M.Sc. in Chemistry from the Federal University of Paraná (Brazil), and a B.Sc. in Agronomy from the Federal University of Viçosa (Brazil), with an exchange year at ENSAIA, the National School of Agronomy and Food Sciences in […]

Kerona Team Member: Verónica Belenguer Saura

Verónica Belenguer Saura

Verónica is based in Kerona’s office in Spain. Verónica has a degree in Agronomy from UPV Valencia and a Master’s degree with a specialisation in Agro and Food Industries. Verónica is an Expert in Integrated Management (Environment, Quality, Health & Safety) having obtained her qualification from the University of Murcia. Verónica is […]

Kerona Team Member: Luis Guillermo Fresco Dorrio

Luis Guillermo Fresco Dorrio

Luis is is based in Kerona’s office in Spain. Luis is an environmental toxicologist with a degree in Environmental Sciences from Universidad de Vigo, Ourense, a Master’s degree in water treatment and purification management and a Master’s degree in Environmental Toxicology from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid. Luis speaks Spanish, English, […]

Kerona Team Member: Diego Medina Collado

Diego Medina Collado

Diego is based in Kerona’s office in Spain. Diego has a BSc in Chemistry and an MSc in Environmental Pollution, Toxicology and Health from University of Valencia. Diego is based in speaks Spanish, English, Italian and Catalan. Diego supports our regulatory team working in Plant Protection Products, Fertilisers and Plant Biostimulants, […]

Kerona Team Member: Shannon White

Shannon White

Shannon has a Masters in Chemistry from the University of East Anglia. She is an experienced regulatory affairs specialist having worked in a UK consultancy on REACH regulatory activities, project management and literature reviews. Shannon has also previously worked as laboratory manager for a manufacturer of fertilisers and crop nutrients. At […]

Kerona Team Member: Alexandra von Nell-O’Brien

Alexandra von Nell-O’Brien

Alex has an MA in Marketing and the Italian language from the University of Trier, Germany. She is a native German speaker, fluent in English and Italian, and has conversational French and Russian. Growing up on her family’s vineyard in Germany has given her an intimate understanding of the regulations regarding […]