Sunday Interview: Paul Reid of Pfizer Healthcare Ireland

The country manager on the development of the pioneering vaccine and why Ireland will not be used as a manufacturing base for it in the short term

Paul Reid, country manager/managing director at Pfizer Healthcare Ireland: ‘If you combine all of the vaccines we should be well on our way to vaccinating a large cohort of the Irish population by the end of quarter two.’ Credit: Fergal Philips

In brief

Name and role: Paul Reid, country manager/managing director, Pfizer Healthcare Ireland and president of the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association

Lives: Dublin

Age: Too young to retire

Family: Married with three children

My working day: My typical day has changed a lot from this time last year, as I expect it has for many people. Virtual meetings and calls are a regular feature and they give me an opportunity to check in with colleagues ...