Ellen Carey

Ellen Carey

Role: Secretary Email: ellen.carey@newcastle.ac.uk


After finishing my A-Levels at St Joseph’s Catholic Academy, Hebburn, in May 2015; I then completed an NVQ Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship at Gateshead Council.

I joined the Newcastle Fibrosis Research Group as a Secretary in September 2016. My primary role within the group is to provide administrative support to the Laboratory Technical Manager, Lee Reed, and the Project Administrator, Jérémy Domis.

I enjoy a diverse and demanding role within the NFRG. My main administrative duties include being a point of contact for procurement of laboratory consumables and office supplies, diary management, such as updating records of sickness and annual leave for each NFRG member, organisation and maintenance of databases within the NFRG, dealing with both internal and external telephone and email enquiries, scheduling and attendance of meetings, creating agendas and taking minutes, travel arrangements for staff, letter writing, preparation of complex reports and meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority.


  • NVQ Level2 Business Administration - 2016
  • A-Levels - 2015