Michelle joined Penman Consulting in February 2020 as a Quality and Vendor Manager with 16 years industry experience, of which 14 years are within the quality assurance arena.
After graduating with a B.Sc. Biological Science and Associated Health Studies (Honours), Michelle gained both pathology laboratory and quality assurance experience within a toxicology contract research organisation before moving to a mid-sized pharmaceutical company. As a result, Michelle has substantial and broad-ranging experience in the quality assurance arena within the scope of GLP, GCP Laboratory, Human Tissue Act and Good Research Practice, as Test Facility, Test Site and Sponsor QA. Michelle’s experience includes extensive audits throughout Europe, plus US, Canada and China, working with a range of regulatory and exploratory environments.
Michelle has presented on QA topics to the European Bioanalytical Forum and Scientific Archiving Group, as well as presenting two winning posters at RQA conferences (Research Quality Assurance). Michelle has also developed webinar training materials on behalf of RQA and is a member (MRQA).