Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Professor John Climax

John Climax

Prof. John Climax PhD
Adjunct Professor of Pharmaceutics

Professor Climax received his primary degree in pharmacy in 1977 from the University of Singapore, his masters in applied pharmacology in 1979 from the University of Wales and his PhD in clinical pharmacology from the National University of Ireland in 1982. Dr. John Climax, is one of co-founders of ICON, one of the world's largest contract research organizations. Dr. Climax served as Chief Executive of the Company from June 1990 to November 2002. From November 2002 to December 2009 Prof. climax served as ICON's chairman. Since January 2010, Dr Climax serves on the ICON plc board as Chairman Emeritus. During 2010, Dr Climax founded Dignity Sciences, a start-up life sciences company focusing on the science of ageing. To date he has over 25 years of experience in the contract research industry globally.

Boards and Committees
Chairman of the Board of ICON Medical Imaging, Inc
Exceutive Chairman of ICON Clinical Research, Inc
Co-Founder and Director of ICON Public Limited Company (1990-Present)
Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board Amarin Corporation, Inc (2006-2009)
Director of ChronTech Pharma AB (2011-Present)