Louise Grubb is the CEO and Founder of Q1 Scientific which was launched in September 2012 to provide a world-class Environmentally Controlled storage facility servicing the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences industries. Located in her native Waterford, it is the first Irish company to specialise in the provision of a Stability Storage service and meets the highest-international standards, as required for these highly-regulated industries. Prior to Q1 Scientific, Louise was the Founder and Managing Director of Nutri Science Ltd, a company developing and manufacturing nutraceuticals for the veterinary healthcare market.
Established in 2000, Nutri Science was a former winner of the Irish Exporters Award with exports throughout Europe before being acquired by a Belgian pharmaceutical company in 2009. Louise holds honours BSc in Nutrition, a Master’s Degree in Business Studies (International Marketing) and is a graduate of the Irish Marketing Institute. As well as her own business ventures, Louise is involved as an adviser to start-up companies on business development and marketing, developed the Irish Business Role Models teaching program for 3rd level education in association with Enterprise Ireland and is a former member of the Board of the Irish Exporters Association.