John Kilmartin

Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs


John Kilmartin is Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs in Medtronic (part of the Coronary and Renal Denervation OU). John has worked in the medical technology industry for many years with particular emphasis on US, European and emerging market regulatory frameworks.

He has a particular interest in high-risk Class III cardiovascular devices, catheter based technologies and combination products.  In addition, he has a strong interest in the evolving regulatory frameworks that continue to develop across the globe.

In his current role, John leads a global regulatory team of over 50 people (based primarily in the US and Ireland) involved in the development and implementation of regulatory and clinical strategies and global submissions for various medical technologies and combination products.

John is involved with various industry associations on regulatory developments and is currently a member of the Irish Medtech Association, Regulatory Steering committee.

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