Val Aldcroft joined the pharmaceutical industry more than 30 years ago and has worked in both Pharma and CRO environments, spanning Clinical Data Management and Pharmacovigilance. Val began her career with Sanofi Recherche and there began the ‘merger experience’, working through various iterations and locations, and then the closure of Data Management in the UK.
Val then joined Ciba which very quickly merged with Sandoz to become Novartis, after spending several years in the UK Val spent 2 years in New Jersey as the Site Head for Medical Data Management, returning to the UK Val became Global Head of Data Management Operations for a newly formed CRO and after 4 years returned to Novartis changing discipline to be Head of their Clinical Trial Safety Operations. Val Joined Worldwide in 2011 as the Director of Data Management and has since progressed into her current role of Senior VP of Biometrics and Pharmacovigilance. In her spare time Val loves cooking, spending time with her family, dotes on her two grandsons, and as an aging ‘rock chick’ goes to gigs whenever possible.