Interactive Speaker

Emmett Devereux is Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs for Cook Medical in Europe, Middle East and Africa.  Emmett is focused on developing and implementing strategies and policies that raise awareness of patient access to medical technology. Fostering a business environment that is supportive of innovation in healthcare and the advancement of patient care is a core focus for Emmett.

The development and harmonisation of Global, Middle Eastern, European and National legislation in relation to the medical device industry is a priority for Emmett and the wider Government and Regulatory Affairs team.

Emmett joined Cook Medical in 2001 and was an integral part of the leadership team in Limerick. During his time with Cook the company grew to 900 employees and established an extensive range of shared services, including regulatory and quality teams that support the business across EMEA.  Prior to joining Cook, Emmett held positions at Bausch and Lomb, Summit Technologies and Johnson and Johnson.