Lesley Carmody has more than 30 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry having worked previously with large Pharma including Abbott Laboratories, Pfizer and Bayer, before moving to work in the CDMO business prior to starting her own Consultancy Business. Lesley’s experience started in Drug Product manufacture and clinical supplies packaging, labelling, storage and distribution. She also has experience of working in analytical and microbiological laboratories before spending a significant period in Quality Assurance. In 2004, she obtained QP status and has been working as a QP Consultant since then. She is an active QP, named on two MIA(IMP) Licences and releasing supplies but also spends a lot of time auditing and qualifying sites of manufacturing/release testing, for clinical programmes in the EU.