Anne O’Donnell

Director of Microbiology

A native of Donegal, Anne joined CLS in 1998 after working in both the medical device and food industries. She became Quality Manager in 1999 and Director of Microbiology since 2012. She’s responsible for delivering testing solutions to the food, water, pharmaceutical and medical devices industries. She gives guidance to over 40 microbiologists in her department and has successfully delivered business to clients both in Ireland and overseas. Anne successfully coordinated CLS’s microbiological sampling and testing services to market leader level.


Anne holds a B.Sc in Microbiology and a Higher Diploma in Applied Science Microbiology from National University of Ireland, Galway. She also has a Diploma in Train the Trainer from National University of Ireland, Maynooth.