Michelle Kearns

Head of IT, Boots Ireland

Michelle Kearns is Head of IT and a member of the Irish Leadership Team for Boots Ireland. Michelle is responsible for the IT functions, a multi-faceted role that includes internal systems and boots.ie. Michelle joined Boots Ireland following almost 17 years working for Caredoc, a GP co-operative providing healthcare services throughout Ireland, most recently as the Chief Information Officer, a role she fulfilled for the last four years of her tenure with the company. During this time, she was seconded to the HSE as a founding member of the Council of Clinical Information Officers and spent time as an adviser to the World Health Organisation. In 2016, she founded, and still holds the role of Director, at One HealthTech Ireland, a network that supports and promotes openness, inclusion, kindness and diversity in health innovation.