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Michael Lynch

Intertek Assurance
Managing Consultant
Michael Lynch is a seasoned medical device product development professional with over 30 years in the field. His experience spans a diverse range of products from high volume disposable drug delivery systems to orthopedic implants as well as electromechanical capital equipment. Michael has managed the product development process from concept through full scale manufacture. The marketing and manufacturing responsibilities he has had in other roles provides insight into theneeds of these functions during product development. His breadth of experience provides a comprehensive understanding of the product lifecycle of medical devices. Michael’s career also includes mentoring teams in product development strategies and tactics including the use of Quality Function Deployment and Risk Assessment to ensure the successful translation of Voice of the Customer to product specifications. His strategic development experience includes implementing ISO 14971 risk management systems, developing stage/gate product development systems, building teams of engineers and designers, patent portfolio assessment and planning, and performing due diligence for acquisitions. Michael is also recognized for his technical competence and ability to identify issues during design reviews. He is co-inventor on 5 US patents.