Laurent Borla
Managing Director & Principal Consultant

Laurent Borla, a French national, has extensive experience having worked in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmetics and medical devices industries for over 20 years. He has also consulted with many companies in heavy industry, including utilities and natural resources.

Moving to Ireland in 1993 as a graduate engineer, Laurent was appointed General Manager of a multinational pharmaceutical company, where he oversaw capital investment projects including new production lines, led continuous improvement projects across the site, introduced new technology and managed validation activities all the time keeping in mind the requirements of corporate stakeholders, customers and regulatory authorities.

A natural system-thinker and problem-solver, Laurent is passionate about bridging the gap between scientists, engineers and the marketplace – essentially turning ideas into real impacts!

Today, he works with his team at Synantra as a consultant to start-ups, contract manufacturers and multinationals, and advises a number of research institutions, bringing his frontline leadership experience in multinational healthcare manufacturing to bear in support of the next generation of innovation.

P: +353 87 760 9908           Skype For Business: lborla           E: lborla@synantra.com