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Tracey Lavery

ACDM Role: Chair, Training Committee

Employed role: Manager, Data Management, Labcorp

Get to know Tracey

Share with us a brief summary of your education and work experience to date

I have been in the pharma industry for around 25 yrs and have recently taken on a managers role in external data services at Labcorp. I’m planning to use my vast DM knowledge to develop my team and deliver good quality external data for clinical trials.  I started my career as a CRF designer when paper was used and later move in to DM, I joined the ACDM training committee to share knowledge with DM’s past & present and also participate in the eDigital DMEG.


If you were not in the job you are in, what would you do?

Tracey: Police officer or border control officer


What is your idea of a perfect day?

Tracey: Warm sunshine, good company and excellent food


What do you do to relax / what are your hobbies?

Tracey: Yoga and long walks around the country


What’s the best piece of advice you have ever been given?

Tracey: If you don’t know don’t be afraid to ask, you”re not expected to know everything all the time.


What’s your favourite place of all the places you’ve travelled and why?

Tracey: Maldives – paradise


As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Tracey: Hairdresser but glad I didn’t. Not sure I would have stayed in the job


What is your favourite song or who is your favourite band?

Tracey: Faith, George Michael and You don’t know me, Armand Van Helden


What always makes you laugh?

Tracey: My husband, he has this pact to make me laugh as least once a day from the day we got married in 1989


What is your favourite film or box set?

Tracey: Beverly Hills Cop (1&2) and Shot in the Dark (Peter Sellers)


What do you think is the greatest invention in your lifetime?

Tracey: iPhone, love an app


Do you collect anything?

Tracey: No, but hubby says I collect candles