Paula Walker

Paula Walker is currently the MHRA GCP Inspectorate Operations Manager and a Senior GCP inspector, having worked for the Agency since April 2009. Paula has a Masters in Biotechnological Law & Ethics, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Clinical Trials and a BSc in Biomedical Science.

Prior to joining the Agency Paula worked in research governance and clinical trials regulation in the non-commercial sector. She started in the NHS working in research and development in a number of roles including ethics management and training, and subsequently worked as a research manager in the higher education sector. Following this she moved back into clinical research and trials regulation working in a number of universities, providing operational and regulatory support for sponsored trials. Paula has been a GCP inspector since 2009 and an MHRA Inspectorate Operations Manager since 2013.