John Connolly

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About John Connolly

Senior Researcher

John is an engineering professional who is results-driven and passionate about engineering to reach the highest of standards. Bringing projects to a close successfully, on time, and within budget


  • New product development in the medical device, security industry, and general engineering sectors.
  • Expert in Engineering Manufacturing and Design in regulated environments within ISO 13485.
  • Strong knowledge in Change Management System (CMS) and Risk Analysis.
  • Expert in UV, Fibre & CO2 OEM laser machine development for medical device applications.
  • Qualified Project Manager who overseen new facility fit-out and procurement of new machines and equipment.


  • M-Slim


  • Hons Medical device design & innovation
  • Post Grad Dip Project Management
  • Post Grad Dip in Pharmaceutical and Chemical Validation
  • Post Grad Cert Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Post Grad cert Management studies
  • Black Belt Six Sigma
  • Diploma in International Financial Services Risks & Regulations
  • Diploma CNC programming setting (Machinist)
  • Qualified and certified Tig Welder

What motivates you at IMR?

My main motivation is finding solutions for problems whether it is in my professional or personal environment.


Problem solving

Transferable skills

Attention to detail

Industrial skills