Team Horizon was founded in 2010 by Aiden Corcoran and Mark McLean in response to a growing need from the pharma and biopharma sector for specialist engineering services. Team Horizon specialises in engineering solutions for the fill-finish, primary, secondary and tertiary packaging elements of the manufacturing life cycle.

The company’s headquarters are based in Mayo, with offices in Dublin, Galway & Cork. Team Horizon operates under two divisions – specialist project engineering and contract services. Its client base includes 15 of the top 30 global medical device firms, 16 of the top 30 global pharmaceutical firms and five of the top ten global biotechnology firms.

Since its establishment the company has expanded ten-fold to over 50 people, and has successfully built a reputation as a solutions provider with in-depth knowledge of manufacturing engineering within the life sciences sector. With a team of dedicated experts, Team Horizon’s client base now includes life sciences  companies in Ireland, Europe and the US.

Awards such as Business All Star for Life Sciences Service Provider 2018, Ireland’s SFA’s Service Business of the Year 2015, Ulster Bank Business Achievers Award 2015 and the SFA’s Emerging Business of the Year Award 2013 highlight the success of the business.

The Story of TEAm Horizon

Founded by a group of engineers to provide specialist engineering services to the life sciences sector.

Engineering services division established. ISO 9001 certification awarded.

Awarded best emerging business by Ireland’s Small Firm Association (SFA)


Launched Team Horizon’s serialization platform. Won first USA contract. Dublin Office opened by Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny.


Investment in first R & D research project. Client projects implemented in ten countries globally.


Winner of SFA national services award. Opened US office. Clients now include 16 of the Top 30 pharma companies globally.

Leadership Team

Mark McLean

Managing Director

Lisa O’Connor

Director of Operations

Mark McLean is the co-founder of Team Horizon. Mark specialises in Process Engineering, Project Management, and Product Development. He has experience in project delivery for aseptic fill / finish and packaging systems; conceptual design & procurement, vendor management, engineering & build, install & CQV through to commercial production.

Lisa O’Connor is Director of Operations at Team Horizon. A business graduate with over ten years experience in business management, she joined Team Horizon in 2015. Lisa has a wealth of experience in building life sciences teams, from supporting clients with the development of hiring plans to sourcing talent for permanent and contingent workforce needs.