Laura Butchart is a validation engineer based in the UK and is currently studying the master’s degree programme, MSc in Pharmaceutical Validation Technology at TU Dublin. Laura also holds a bachelor’s degree in Medical and Environmental Microbiology and a City & Guilds Diploma in Steriliser Testing Technology. Laura has over twelve years’ experience in the validation covering IVD, MD and Pharmaceutical industries. She has had success with delivery of projects including start up and capital projects with experience in equipment qualification, facility qualification, computer system validation, process validation and cleaning validation. Laura has achieved varied process improvement activities with application of scientific and risk-based disciplines.