Carol's career in the Pharmaceutical Industry spans many years, working first in Medical Information before moving to Pharmacovigilance. She was one of the first to achieve the Postgraduate Diploma in Pharmacovigilance from the University of Hertfordshire.
In industry, Carol has managed Global Drug Safety groups at Boots prescription pharmaceuticals division and Knoll. Her team monitored global safety for marketed and investigational products, carrying out expedited reporting and producing all company Periodic Safety Update Reports. Carol was heavily involved in specifying and validating new databases, introducing MedDRA in 1997.
Carol is now director of the successful consultancy Drug Safety Solutions providing Pharmacovigilance services, ranging from advice through process optimisation, database validation, EVWEB reporting to a full PV outsource service.