Meet our Quality Team

Posted on: 28 Mar 2018

Meet our Quality Team

Our Quality & Laboratory Team have deep sectorial knowledge of the Life Science sector in Ireland. Their primary focus is on sourcing and attracting Quality professionals for clients in the Pharma, BioPharma, Medical Device and Agri/Food sectors and supporting candidates and clients alike.

 Claire McGuckin
 Business Unit Lead
 Tel: +353 21 4554065

 Claire holds a BSc. in Nutritional Sciences and MSc. in  Public health from University College of Cork.

Her early career was with Britvic Ireland as a Quality Co-ordinator and she later moved on to NBTY Europe to take up the position of Manager and Training Co-ordinator. Claire joined the Fastnet Team in 2012 as a Quality Consultant and was appointed to the position of Business Unit Lead (Quality & Laboratory) in 2015. 

Claire now leads a growing team of specialist Quality consultants across Fastnet’s Cork and Dublin offices. Their primary focus is on sourcing and attracting Quality and Laboratory professionals for clients in the Pharma, BioPharma, Medical Device and Agri/Food sectors and supporting candidates in the sector who wish to develop their careers.  

In Claire’s free time she enjoys going to the gym, spending time with family and friends and a bit of shopping!

To learn more about Claire visit her LinkedIn page.


 To view Claires current vacancies click here.



 Therese Keohane
 Senior Talent Consultant
 Tel: +353 1 5175910

 Therese is based in our Dublin office and specialises in recruiting Quality and Laboratory professionals for clients in the  Pharma, BioPharma, Medical Device, Agri/Food and Business Service sectors.   

A graduate of University College of Cork, Therese holds an MA in English Language and Literature. Prior to joining the Fastnet team, Therese worked in both public and private sectors gaining a wealth of customer relations, presentation and training skills. At Fastnet, she enjoys partnering with clients to help them attract top talent to their organisations and with candidates to facilitate their career development.  

Outside of work, Therese sings in a band and enjoys going to music Festivals.

To learn more about Therese visit her LinkedIn page.


To view Therese's current vacancies click here. 



 Ryan Malone
 Talent Consultant
 Tel: +353 1 5175912

 Ryan is a graduate of Dublin Institute of Technology   accomplishing a BSc in Chemical Sciences with Medicinal Chemistry.

Ryan joined the Fastnet team in July 2017 as the first Graduate Talent Consultant, specialising in recruiting Quality and Laboratory professionals for clients in the Pharma, Biopharma, Medical Device and the Agri/Food sectors. 

He is a valuable asset to the Fastnet team, due to his familiarity in the sector accompanied with his enthusiastic approach to Human Resource and the recruitment process. 

Ryan is a dedicated GAA and rugby player and has spent time overseas volunteering for various charities and organisations worldwide. 

To learn more about Ryan view his LinkedIn page


To view Ryan's current vacancies click here



 TJ Vinod
 Talent Consultant
 Tel: +353 21 4554066

 T.J, an Indian native, has been living in Cork for over 4 years’ now. Starting her Irish journey in the capital, she attended The Michael Smurfit Business School obtaining an Msc in International Business having previously studied Business Management in MG University in India.

TJ has worked in various roles in customer service, professional development and team building. She enjoys working as part of a team and prides herself in her ability to create strong professional relationships with both clients and candidates.

Having joined Fastnet in February 2018 as the fourth member of the Quality & Laboratory team, TJ will be working from the Cork office on Technical, QC and Micro roles.

In her spare time TJ enjoys cooking, exploring new places and listening to good music.

To learn more about TJ visit her LinkedIn page.


To view TJ's current vacancies click here



Team Blogs, News & Events



  Spring Clean Your CV

  Therese Keohane




 My First Few Months At Fastnet - Meet TJ the new addition to the Quality & Laboratory Team.

 TJ Vinod





 NIBRT Annual Careers in Biopharma Event

 14th April 2018




 Quality Open Day

 Dublin Offices






Promoting STEM in Second Level Education.

St. Angela's College, Cork

9th April 2018




CV Workshops - Waterford Institute of Technology

23rd April 2018



For more information or to speak to one of our team today 
Tel: +353 21 4509200







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