The Oxford Institute of Clinical Psychology Training is very pleased to announce that Tracy McAteer has been appointed to the post of Institute Manager. Tracy will be commencing on 26th March 2018 and comes to the Institute with a range of experience and skills gained from work in Industry, Healthcare and Higher Education.
Tracy started her career as a legal accounts coordinator with a number of solicitor practices in Devon. She then moved across to Reuters Financial Information, initially as a bond analyst and later as the Global metadata coordinator for Europe, Middle East and Africa. A move to Vodafone followed where she started as an IT data analyst, progressing to the role of UK Customer Data Control Manager with specialist knowledge of the Data Protection Act and data quality.
She then took a career break during which gained a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and a MRes in Psychology, whilst also working with the Oxford Forensic Psychology service as a research assistant and at Oxford Health as a mental health support worker on the acute wards and crisis day centre. She is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society.
Tracy returned to management through a number of roles at Oxford Brookes University including Babylab coordinator, Finance officer, Osteopathy teaching clinics coordinator, Partnerships and placement manager and more recently as the Institute manager of the Oxford Institute for Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Research (OxINMAHR) which is a partnership between the two Oxfordshire NHS Trusts, HEETV, The University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University under the Oxford Academic Health Science Centre.
Tracy has a passion for staff and student wellbeing and strives to create a mentally healthy workplace whilst leading and managing change and innovation.