Theresa Jeary joins LRQA UK Medical Directives team

Theresa Jeary joins the Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) Medical Directives team as Technical Manager with responsibility for device/drug combination products.

Theresa also has experience of the CE certification and Clinical expertise of medical devices used for assisted reproduction techniques, organ transplantation procedures, vascular, wound care and devices utilising animal tissue, as well as having a background in the development and commercialisation of Pharmaceutical and medical device products. She joins from BSI where she was their combination product expert for five years, managing the consultation process for Devices containing ancillary medical substances or ancillary blood derivatives.

She is well known within the Device/Drug product arena and is regularly asked to speak at European conferences about the regulatory requirements.

LRQA is a leading notified body for CE Marking to the Medical Devices Directive (MDD) and In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Medical Devices Directive helping organisations to ensure their devices consistently meet regulatory requirements. LRQA has established an in-depth knowledge and understanding of certification within the medical device sector since 1994.

A subsidiary of Lloyd's Register Group Limited, LRQA is a leading independent provider of Business Assurance services including management system certification, validation, verification and training. Commenting on the new appointment, Martin Penver, LRQA Operations Manager of the Medical Devices team said: “This is a high profile new appointment that comes at a time of growth for the medical devices unit within LRQA.”

“Our unique Business Assurance methodology turns assessments into a powerful management tool to improve and protect performance. A practical application of our approach within the medical devices sector is our standard service delivery of 40 days or less,” he concludes.

July 17th, 2013

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