Regulatory and quality consultancy to the global healthcare and pharmaceuticals sector, Woodley BioReg, in Huddersfield, has made two new appointments following its continued growth – and to assist in meeting its long-term strategic business goals.

Michelle Hirst has been appointed as a CMC quality consultant, bringing over 15 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical sector to the role.  Joining Woodley BioReg from Thornton and Ross, also in Huddersfield, Michelle will be responsible for maintaining quality documentation on behalf of clients in both the drug and medical device sectors, as well as supporting their regulatory activities.

The company has also appointed Jo Priestley as administration manager, heading up support for the consultancy – offering, and ensuring exemplary service for clients at all times.

Ash Ramzan, founder and principal consultant at Woodley BioReg, commented: “We’re thrilled to have Michelle and Jo join the team, and help us to continue to serve our clients and grow our operations.

“Michelle will play an integral part in the delivery of our quality management services, with her wealth of knowledge and expertise which I’m confident will add value to all of her client projects.

“Jo’s appointment comes at a time when our client base is growing.  Her eye for detail and impressive organisational skills will ensure that our clients find us easy to deal with, and also facilitate the smooth running of the business.”

Michelle Hirst commented: “I’m delighted to join the team at Woodley BioReg, and eager to take on the new challenges the role entails. I’m keen to put my experience in process validation and formulation, clinic trials, and pharmaceutical manufacturing to good use.”

The key hires will play an integral role in the rollout of Woodley BioReg’s services to customers globally, and extend its service offering.