Bernadette is a GDP Inspector and joined the MHRA in March 2005. Her previous experience includes local government enforcement duties within a Trading Standards environment. Bernadette spent 10 years working as an Investigator within the MHRA Enforcement and Intelligence division dealing with criminal investigations. She has played an important role in the year on year success of the MHRA's Operation Pangea which focuses on the illegal internet trade of medicines and medical devices globally. In 2015, Â£15.8 million worth of fake medicines and devices were seized during UK operations. Bernadette is an accredited Counter Fraud Specialist.