Dr Anne Marie Henihan



Centre Director


Dr Anne Marie Henihan is a graduate from the University of Limerick with a PhD in Waste Management and Renewable Energy. She has more than 20 years’ experience working in Research, Development, and Innovation at the interface of industry and academia. She is the Centre Director at the Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC). The DPTC is an industry-academic collaboration with a research agenda in dairy processing and innovation, driven by the long-term growth opportunities in the dairy sector.

She is also a member of Renewable Gas Forum Ireland (RGFI) and Bord Bia Dairy Board. Her key priority is to ensure that the Centre delivers innovative impact for one of Ireland’s most important indigenous industries. She has succeeded in positioning the Centre as an essential differentiator for Irish dairy processors, creating process efficiency while fuelling sustainable grow. She is committed to fulfilling the ambition of the Centres’ industry partners to be global leaders in sustainable processing.


Areas of Expertise:

Energy, Renewable Energy Technologies, Energy Engineering, Dairy