About Us

Our Company

Acorn Regulatory is a privately held consultancy company located in Ireland, who have been supporting the pharmaceutical and medical device industry for 25 years. Based in Europe and having experience of working with small-scale startups to large multinationals, we use our experience and knowledge learned over the years to provide you with the best possible solution and ensure your expectations are met first time and every time.

We also have an office in the UK in order to ensure we meet the UK pharmacovigilance, regulatory and wholesaling requirements as required by MHRA.


Our Team

Led by its founder, Dr. Gemma Robinson, Acorn Regulatory has rapidly gained recognition for its reliability and flexible approach, which is what makes us the ideal partner for your next project.  Dr. Robinson’s commitment to excellence and her ability to inspire others have made her a respected figure in the community and a driving force behind the organisation’s success.

Acorn Regulatory are one of the largest consultancy firms in Europe with expertise in  Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Pharmacovigilance and Veterinary services.  Drawing from our diverse backgrounds and experience, we can offer custom-made solutions to meet your specific needs and goals in a timely and efficient manner.

Gemma Robinson, PhD

Owner & Founder / Managing Director

Denis Buckley

Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

Tara Linnane

Chief Human Resource Officer

Fionnuala Fahy

Regulatory Administration / PA to MD

Ciara Walsh

Head of Pharmacovigilance
& Deputy QPPV

Christine McGrath

Regulatory Affairs Manager

Janet Fitzgerald

Regulatory Portfolio Manager

Sarah Tierney

Quality Manager & Responsible Person

Eileen Ryan

Manager of Regulatory Affairs Submissions


Enabling Your Growth

At Acorn Regulatory, we exist to enable your growth.  Guiding you through the complex maze of regulations and local requirements, successfully and efficiently, means one thing to us – that your life enhancing healthcare innovations are available to people who need access to them now.


Committed to Deliver

We are passionately committed to delivering first time, on time, every time – because it matters. Because it means countless lives improved through your healthcare products and technology.


Kind Words From Our Clients

“I contacted a number of regulatory agencies recently, Acorn Regulatory were the only agency to offer a solution which fulfilled all my requirements.  They are extremely professional to deal with and have provided us with excellent employees over the years.  I was very impressed and would definitely work with Acorn  Regulatory again.”

Regulatory Affairs Manager

Large multinational pharmaceutical company