Sean is a senior lecturer in Lean and Six Sigma Systems in the University of Limerick (UL) with over twenty seven years’ industrial experience in Aerospace (12), Medical device (14), and Electronics. Sean has held various roles in continuous improvement, operations, engineering, manufacturing, R&D, metallurgical evaluation; chemical & heat treat processing, including interaction with the regulatory authorities. Sean is a Shingo Prize winner with the Abbott Vascular Plant in Clonmel, Ireland. Sean has a PhD in analytical statistics through the Dept of Mathematics & Statistics (UL) and has an MSc in Manufacturing with a thesis on Lean Manufacturing in Aerospace Environments and also Post Graduate Diploma’s in Quality (Lean and Six Sigma) (UL) & Manufacturing (OU). Sean is a certified Black Belt and has completed two Black Belt Training programs through GE & Six Sigma Associates.