Barry graduated in 2008 from Dublin City University with a BSc in Biotechnology and a keen interest in R&D, applied technology and technology commercialisation. Starting out in Biopharma process engineering in Ireland, Barry then moved into Industrial Sterilisation working with Gas and Irradiation Technologies. He completed a post graduate in Technology Management in 2011 from University of Galway and moved to join Steritech in Australia the same year. He has spent 10 years in Australia helping companies use industrial sterilisation solutions to solve product contamination and market access problems in a quality and regulatory role and in 2018 he completed a Master of Business Administration from University of Melbourne as he transitioned to his most recent role as General Manager of the new E-Beam / X-Ray facility in Melbourne, leading the commercial start-up, certification and validation from project commissioning through to the first commercial batch of fresh produce processed in January of 2020.
Phytosanitary X-Ray Processing: Cold Chain, Dose Mapping and Process and Facility Controls
Join us on an exploration of Merrifield, a purpose built phytosanitary X-Ray facility based in Melbourne Australia, approved for multiple fresh produce commodities and export markets and see how Phytosanitary security, cool chain maintenance and dose mapping principles are applied into the design and control of the Merrifield facility and its X-Ray process.