Sonia commenced her career at CLS as a Microbiologist, moving into Quality Management of the INAB and ISO9001 systems. Prior, Sonia worked in start-up pharmaceutical and medical device companies in Dublin and Waterford where she gained valuable experience in Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Practices to meet HPRA and FDA requirements. In 2005 she relocated to Cork and worked in Quality Control, Compliance and Product Release within the Medical Device industry. Based out of Cork, Sonia works for CLS in microbiology backup, training, drafting of protocols and reports for cleanroom and water validations, disinfectant effectiveness and bioburden validations.
Sonia holds a Bachelor of Science in Toxicology from Athlone Institute of Technology.