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Claude Ammann
Principal Consultant, ACC Claude Ammann Consulting
Claude Ammann Claude is Managing Director of Claude Ammann Consulting, a company to assist pharmaceutical and biotech firms that wish to enhance their quality capabilities. He holds a Ph. D. in Sciences from the EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland and has over 25 years of experience in the P...


Laurent Foetisch
Director, Cold Chain Consultants
Laurent Foetisch is a director of Cold Chain Consultants in Switzerland and has more than 20 years of experience in managing Pharmaceutical/Biotech temperature controlled distribution for Serono and Merck Serono. Laurent implemented primary and secondary temperature controlled distr...


Laurent Foetisch
Director, Cold Chain Consultants
Laurent Foetisch is a director of Cold Chain Consultants in Switzerland and has more than 20 years of experience in managing Pharmaceutical/Biotech temperature controlled distribution for Serono and Merck Serono. Laurent implemented primary and secondary temperature controlled di...


Laurent Foetisch
Director, Cold Chain Consultants
Laurent Foetisch is a director of Cold Chain Consultants in Switzerland and has more than 20 years of experience in managing Pharmaceutical/Biotech temperature controlled distribution for Serono and Merck Serono. Laurent implemented primary and secondary temperature controlled dis...


Pasi Kemppainen
Executive Consultant, Serialization and Traceability
Mr. Pasi Kemppainen is an entrepreneur and executive consultant for serialization and traceability strategy and implementation. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer at Original1 GmbH (a joint venture of SAP, Nokia and G&D) focusing on cloud services for product serializati...


Taha Yayci
Consultant, Ministry Of Health
Taha Yayci is worked especially in the telecom industry as a software developer and an expert analyst for 10 years. He has a deep knowledge of analysis and project management in software development. After setting up his own company TechN’arts in 2007, he developed various tailor-made...



Amid Abu Hmaidan
Director, Hospital Cancer Registry, King Hussein Cancer Center


Maria Agcaoili BSN, JD, COP
CEO, Co-Founder, Ascent Pharma Solutions Inc


Maria Agcaoili BSN, JD, COP
CEO, Co-Founder, Ascent Pharma Solutions Inc


Maria Agcaoili BSN, JD, COP
CEO, Co-Founder, Ascent Pharma Solutions Inc
MARIA AGCAOILI is the CEO and co-founder of Ascent Pharma Solutions Inc, a provider of service solutions to the biopharmaceutical drug development industry. Over the past 12 years, Maria held various roles in the pharma industry, first as a regional Clinical Research Associate for Q...


Maria Agcaoili BSN, JD, COP
CEO, Co-Founder, Ascent Pharma Solutions Inc
MARIA AGCAOILI is the CEO and co-founder of Ascent Pharma Solutions Inc, a provider of service solutions to the biopharmaceutical drug development industry. Over the past 12 years, Maria held various roles in the pharma industry, first as a regional Clinical Research Associate for Qui...


Maria Agcaoili BSN, JD, COP
CEO, Co-Founder, Ascent Pharma Solutions Inc


Maria Agcaoili BSN, JD, COP
CEO, Co-Founder, Ascent Pharma Solutions Inc


Dimitris Agrafiotis
Vice President & Chief Data Officer, Covance
Dimitris K. Agrafiotis, PhD, FRSC, is Vice President of Informatics & Enterprise Architecture at Covance, where he is responsible for the architecture, design, implementation, operation, and support of information technology services, and for establishing an encompassing inform...



Stuart Carroll & Alasdair Williams
Stuart Carroll is a Senior Health Economist specialising in pharmaceuticals and health policy.  He studied a BA (Hons) in Politics and Economics (1stClass) at the University of Northumbria at Newcastleand an MSc in Health Economics (Distinction) from the University of York.&nb...


Johnathon Marshall, Alison Wilson
Director, Pharmaceutical Supply Chain practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers


Ameet Ambarkhane
Principal Scientist, Novartis


Gamal Amer, Ph.D.
Principal, PremierC
Gamal holds a Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering and has over 30 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical and related industries. He has held positions of increased responsibility with leading pharmaceutical, consumer product and engineering consulting firms over the years. His experienc...


Tania Rodrigues, an analyst at IHS Global Insight
Tania Rodrigues, an analyst at IHS Global Insight


Karthik Anantharaman
Medical Director, Integrated Disease Management Pvt Ltd
Dr. Karthik Anantharaman has a bachelor’s degree in Internal Medicine & General Surgery and a post-graduate degree in Business Management with 10yrs of experience in the healthcare industry (Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices). His previous professional responsibilities have been in...


Surya Chitra, PhD, MBA, Biostatistics and Pharmacology, and Gary Fishbein, MD, MPH,
Senior Medical Director,, PharmaNet Development Group, Inc


Ian Anderson
Director, External Network, M&S Business Unit, Norgine


Vincent Andolina
GeneraMedix, GeneraMedix


Ottavio Arancio
Professor, Taub Institute for Research in Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University


Deepa Arora
Global Head, Drug Safety & Risk Management, Lupin Limited
Dr Deepa Arora is a Physician with more than 15 years of experience in drug safety and clinical development in the pharma industry and in academia. She has been in leadership and strategic roles in MNCs and Indian Pharma companies and successfully set up systems, devel...



Regina Au
Regina Au is a Strategic Marketing Consultant at BioMarketing Insight with over 20 years experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic industries.  She helps companies evaluate their technology upfront by conducting an in-depth business due di...


Pierre Baillargeon
Compound Manager, Scripps Florida
Pierre Baillargeon is the Compound Manager at Scripps Florida, located in Jupiter, Florida. Pierre holds a master's degree in Computer Engineering from Florida Atlantic University and established the Compound Management team within the Lead Identification/HTS division at Scripps when ...


Ram Balani
CEO-Founder, FDASmart Inc.
Experienced pharmaceutical, biotech & medical devices/IT industry R&D, business development expert & entrepreneur  whose experiences include: Ram Balani is Founder-CEO of FDASmart Inc.- a pharmaceutical consulting & business  development company with wide reaches i...


Terence Barnhart
Senior Director, Pfizer Worldwide R&D


Roger Bate
author and economist, American Enterprise Institute


Rainer Beck
Novartis Pharma AG


Danny A. Benau
Director, Biomedical Writing Program, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia


Line Berg Østergaard
Interactive and New Media Manager, Zimmer
Line has focused her career on working with Communications in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. In 2010 she changed her role as Communications Channel Manager at Nycomed to Interactive Communications and New Media Manager at Zimmer. Today she is leading a global Inter...


Line Berg Østergaard
Interactive and New Media Manager, Zimmer
Line has focused her career on working with Communications in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. In 2010 she changed her role as Communications Channel Manager at Nycomed to Interactive Communications and New Media Manager at Zimmer. Today she is leading a global Inter...


Hassan Bibi
Regional Regulatory Affairs Director NEWAAT, Janssen Pharmaceutical companies of Johnson and Jo


Jason Blumenauer
Director of Global Security, Cardinal Health


Peter Boogaard
Mr. Boogaard has over 25 years of experience in the field of laboratory automation and informatics since the introduction of commercial laboratory information management systems (LIMS). Peter founded Industrial Lab Automation to fulfil the growing need in the laboratory Informatics...


Peter Boogaard
Founder, Industrial Lab Automation
Mr. Boogaard has over 25 years of experience in the field of laboratory automation and informatics since the introduction of commercial laboratory information management systems (LIMS). Peter founded Industrial Lab Automation to fulfil the growing need in the laboratory Informatics in...


Christian Borel
Director Sales & Operations Planning Process, Merck Serono


Jonas Boström
Computational Chemist, AstraZeneca
Jonas Boström is a drug hunter, more specifically a computational medicinal chemist, working at AstraZeneca, Mölndal, Sweden. Jonas has gained knowledge of most aspects of preclinical drug discovery from his 15 years in the pharmaceutical industry. Among other things, thi...


John Botta
Director of Quality Services, AIT Laboratories
As former President of a pre-clinical toxicology laboratory, former Vice President General Manager of BASi Evansville, and former IT/Quality Consultant, John Botta brings 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry to his role as the Director of Quality Services for AIT Labo...


Alexander Botzki
ELN Project Officer, VIB
Alexander Botzki is currently the ELN Project Leader at VIB in Gent and has been since 2009. Prior to this Alex worked at Algonomics NV and deVGen NV.


Michelle Boudreau
Executive Director, Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)
Michelle Boudreau joined the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) as Executive Director in August 2010. The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) is Canada’s agency responsible for prices of patented medicines and analysis in Canada. Created in 1987 as an independe...


Meindert Boysen
Programme Director, Technology Appraisals, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Meindert was trained as a pharmacist in the Netherlands and joined NICE in 2004 as a health technology analyst in London. In 2006 he accepted the post of Associate Director with the responsibility of setting up the new Single Technology Appraisals programme for NICE in Manchester. Sin...


Rene Brecht
VP Process Science and Manufacturing, ProBioGen
Dr René Brecht joined ProBioGen in 2002 and is Vice President of Process Science and Manufacturing. René Brecht is responsible for both process development for recombinant proteins, antibodies and fusion proteins, up to GMP manufacturing of clinical materials. Prior to joining ProBioG...


René Brecht
VP Process Science and Manufacturing, ProBioGen
Dr René Brecht joined ProBioGen in 2002 and is Vice President of Process Science and Manufacturing. René Brecht is responsible for both process development for recombinant proteins, antibodies and fusion proteins, up to GMP manufacturing of clinical materials. Prior t...



Tom Briscoe
Dako, Dako


Chris Brogan
President, Human Business Works
Chris Brogan consults and speaks professionally with Fortune 100 and 500 companies like PepsiCo, General Motors, Microsoft, and more, on the future of business communications, and social software technologies. He is a New York Times bestselling co-author of Trust Agents, and a feature...


Stephen Brown
CTO and Member, PDA Biotechnology Advisory Board, Vivalis
Stephen Brown is CTO and co-manager of CMO activities for Vivalis, based in Nantes, Western France. He has worked in the biopharmaceutical industry for 31 years. Prior to Vivalis, Dr Brown was Director, Biological Process Development for Merial and before that, responsible for the Gen...


Stephen Brown
CTO, Vivalis


Dr Laura Brown
Pharmaceutical Training Consultant and QA Consultant & Course Director MSc Regulatory Affairs, TOPRA
Dr Laura Brown is a Pharmaceutical Training Consultant and QA Consultant. She is also Course Director of the MSc in Clinical Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Cardiff and Course Director MSc Regulatory Affairs, TOPRA. Laura has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical indu...


Stephen Brown
Chief Technology Officer, Vivalis
Stephen Brown is CTO and co-manager of CMO activities for Vivalis, based in Nantes, Western France. He has worked in the biopharmaceutical industry for 31 years. Prior to Vivalis, Dr Brown was Director, Biological Process Development for Merial and before that, responsible for the ...


Jim Browne
Founder, JTB Consultancy - Ex Director External Supply, GSK
Jim started his career in R&D with Beecham Pharmaceuticals working on product formulation and process development, before moving into New Product Development coordination. In 2001 Jim was appointed to head GSK Contract Manufacturing operations in Europe and subsequently took on add...



Dr Mark Bustard
Head of Bioprocessing, HealthTech and Medicines KTN
Dr Bustard is currently Head of Biopharmaceuticals and Bioprocessing within the HealthTech and Medicines Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) where he focuses on initiatives aimed at strengthening the biopharmaceutical and bioprocessing sector in the UK. The KTN is funded by the UK Govern...


Alex Butler
EMEA Marketing Communications Manager, EMEA Strategic Marketing, Janssen
A global thought leader in health care social media for the pharmaceutical industry with the implementation of a number of innovative projects, including the UK’s first pharma twitter account and the world’s first facebook disease community with open comments and post moderation. A ...



Carlos Camozzi
Orphazyme ApS, Orphazyme ApS


Jean-Michel Cardot
Dept of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, University d'Auvergne, France


Brian Carman
Manager of R&D Process Engineering Team, HJ Heinz



Jeff Carter, PhD
Director, Filtration R&D, GE Healthcare
Dr. Carter has been a supplier to the bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing industry for the past eighteen years, and is currently serving as Director of Research and Development for filtration and single-use products at GE Healthcare Life Sciences. In this role, he has been responsible fo...



Matthew Catley
UCB
Matthew Catley is the Head of Respiratory Pharmacology at UCB.


Anthony Chambers
Anthony Chambers is a management consultant with over 15 years experience. He has worked as a project manager on multiple ELN installations in the Pharmaceutical Research and Development area. In addition to ELN implementation work, he's often asked to gather best practices, s...


Anthony Chambers
Consultant, Abbott
Anthony Chambers is a management consultant with over 15 years experience. He has worked as a project manager on multiple ELN installations at Abbott Labs in the Pharmaceutical Research and Development area. In addition, he participates on many internal Abbott initiatives gather...


Andrea Charles
Editor at Cold Chain IQ


Andrea Charles
Editor, Pharma IQ


Ray Chepesiuk
Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, Pharmaceutical Advertising Advisory Board, (PAAB)
Ray is the Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the autonomous Pharmaceutical Advertising Advisory Board and is responsible for operations and the administration of the preclearance review mechanism. He has held management positions in community, hospital and government pharma...


Deshini Chetty
Assistant Director, Business Development, Cambridge English Language Assessment


Daisy Chhatwal
Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs, MedImmune
Ms. Chhatwal is an Associate Director in Regulatory Affairs at MedImmune. She is responsible for providing Advertising and Promotion regulatory strategy support to Commercial teams for marketed products. Prior to MedImmune, she worked as a Scientific Liaison for Sanofi-Aventis, where ...


Yen Choo
Executive Chairman, PlastiCell
Dr Choo is currently CEO of Progenitor Labs and Executive Chairman of Plasticell. His career has centred on development of novel high throughput and combinatorial methods of engineering proteins and cells. Dr Choo obtained his PhD in Molecular Biology in 1995 from the University of...


Cyrus Chowdhury
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, CBPartners



Gerald Clarke
Editor, Pharma-IQ


Karl Claxton
Professor of Economics, Centre for Health Economics - University of York
Karl Claxton is a Professor in the Department of Economics and Related Studies at the University of York. He is also a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Health Economics, University of York. He was a Harkness Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health and from 1999 unti...



Simon Cook
Systems and Service Line Manager, Dow Corning Corporation


Brett Cooper
Research Fellow, MSD Development Laboratories


Denis Costello
Web Communications Officer, European Organization for Rare Disorders (EURORDIS)
Denis Costello is a patient advocate and online communications manager at Eurordis (Rare Diseases Europe), a leading European patient-led non-profit organisation. His role at EURORDIS includes leading digital projects which enhance international collaboration amongst rare disease ...


Lisa Cozza
Executive Director, Manufacturing Alliances, Human Genome Sciences


Patricia Crabbe
Clinical Supply Manager, Ablynx


Steve Crom
Valeocon, Valeocon
Steve Crom is a partner at Valeocon and a recognised expert on supply chain management and innovation. He is based in New York and can be reached at Steve.Crom@valeocon.com.  


Diana Davis
Editor, IQPC
Diana Davis is the editor of PEXNetwork.com and is in the privileged position of getting to spend her days speaking to smart people about what it takes to make process improvement successful. She’s tasked with ensuring that content on PEXNetwork.com - webinars, podcasts, videos, ar...


Mark Davison
CEO, Blue Sphere Health
Mark Davison is a pharmaceutical security consultant with extensive knowledge of counterfeiting issues worldwide and the technology approaches needed to address them. His forthcoming book on the subject will be published by Wiley in late 2010. Mark was latterly responsible for the hea...


Massimo De Carlo
Global Supply Chain Quality System Manager, Hoffmann Le Roche


Paul de Koning
Vice President, Head Global Clinical Pharmacology & Exploratory Development, Astellas Pharma Global Development


Richard de Silva
IQPC
Richard de Silva (BA, MA) reports on defence and security at DefenceIQ.com and is the head of online content. He is a regular face at leading trade show events, including Eurosatory, DSEi, Farnborough Air Show and the Counter Terror Expo, and has interviewed some of the world’s mos...


Greer Deal
GRS, GRS


Monika Derecque-Pois
Director General, GIRP


Marc Descamps
Professor in Solid State Physics, Université Lille


Ezri Deshen
Solid Operations Director, Teva


Raquel Dias Miranda
Global Application Service Manager, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Raquel Dias Miranda finished her Computer Engineering degree in Portugal in 2007 and started working at Novartis Biomedical Research in Basel in 2008. Initially she was supporting chemistry applications in research and a year later she took over the GDC eLN service management at the ...


Raquel Dias-Miranda
Novartis Pharma AG


Reiner Dieden
Analyst and Physical Chemistry and Logistics Director, UCB



Paul Dixey
Managing Partner, Bluelight Partners
Paul Dixey –Managing Partner- BlueLight Partners Paul has over 28 years of pharmaceutical, sales, marketing and communications experience working for companies such as Wellcome, Boots, BASF Pharma, AstraZeneca, Organon and Schering-Plough. Experienced in developing both global stra...


Robert Donnell
Head of Business Development, Durbin


Dawn Driscoll
PhD MBA, Principal, DCi Biotech Inc
Dr Dawn Driscoll is Principal of DCi Biotech, a regenerative medicine consulting firm focused exclusively on commercialization of cell and tissue-based therapeutics. DCi provides technical advice on business strategy, conducts due diligence, market research, advisory boards, and perfo...


Dawn Driscoll, PhD MBA
Principal, DCi Biotech Inc
Dr Dawn Driscoll is Principal of DCi Biotech, a regenerative medicine consulting firm focused exclusively on commercialization of cell and tissue-based therapeutics. DCi provides technical advice on business strategy, conducts due diligence, market research, advisory boards, and perfo...


Markus Duerring
IT Account Manager, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Markus Duerring studied Biochemistry at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and completed his studies with a Ph.D. at the Max-Planck Institute for Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany. After working for 5 years as CIO in an analytical government laboratory, he joined M...


Sumit Dutta
Digital Marketing Manager
Sumit Dutta is the Digital Marketing Manager for IQPC's online B2B communities: the IQ portals. Since 2010, Sumit has launched, established and managed the Pharma IQ, Cold Chain IQ, Energy IQ and Oil & Gas IQ sites and communities. Follow Sumit Dutta on Twitter Sumit Du...


Samuel Dyer
CEO/ Founder, MSL World
Dr. Samuel Dyer is a dynamic skilled Medical Affairs professional with over 10 years experience within International Medical Affairs for a number of pharma companies.  During his career, he has led MSL / Medical Teams in multiple TA’s in over 60 countries throughout the U.S., ...


Samuel Dyer
CEO/Founder, MSL WORLD
Dr. Samuel Dyer is a dynamic skilled Medical Affairs professional with over 10 years experience within International Medical Affairs for a number of pharma companies. During his career, he has led MSL / Medical Teams in multiple TA’s in over 60 countries throughout the U.S., Canada, ...



Mark Edwards
Global Freight Manager, Actavis
Mark is currently the Global Freight Manager for Actavis and is responsible for all freight activity as well as being involved in setting the strategy in this area. Mark is also responsible fo Actavis marine insurance, Incoterms and some aspects of security. H...


Hans-Georg Eichler
Senior Medical Officer, European Medicines Agency


Alan Eisenberg
Executive Vice President for Emerging Companies and Business Development, Biotechnology Industry Org (BIO)
Alan F. Eisenberg serves as Executive Vice President for Emerging Companies and Business Development at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). In this role, Eisenberg manages and directs BIO’s services and advocacy efforts for BIO’s emerging companies, which comprise approx...


David Elder
Externalization Director, GlaxoSmithKline
David P. Elder has over 32 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry working for Sterling, Syntex, SmithKline Beecham and GlaxoSmithKline, where he has worked at various director level positions.  He is currently a director in the Externalization group (SCINOVO). He...


Chris Ellett
Lead Consultant Operational Excellence in Life Sci, Valeocon Management Consultancy
Lead Consultant Operational Excellence in Life Sciences Valeocon Management Consultancy chris.ellett@valeocon.com  


Michael Elliott
CEO, Atrium Research & Consulting
Michael H Elliott, founder and president of Atrium Research & Consulting LLC, started his 30 year technology career as an analytical chemist. He then spent the next seventeen years at Perkin-Elmer Corporation, beginning as a software technical consultant and finishing as division VP ...



Serkan Erkovan
Lead Business Consultant, Boehringer Ingelheim
Serkan entered pharma industry with Boehringer Ingelheim Turkey in 2003 and successfully held cross functional roles with progressively greater responsibilities with history of achieving cost savings, enhancing system functionality and improving business processes. During business ...


Kit Erlebach
Head of Technical Operations, MSD Biologics
Kit Erlebach (Head of Technical Operations) has a first degree from Nottingham University in Chemical Engineering and a PhD from Cambridge University in Chemical Engineering and is a Chartered Chemical Engineer. Since Graduating he has worked in the Biopharmaceutical industry for 8 ye...


Michael Fadus
Regional Compliance Director, Merck
Michael Fadus is an American and recently became a Swiss citizen. He has 18 years of corporate achievement in the US, Germany, Switzerland, and major markets in western, central and eastern Europe. Michael is a US attorney licensed in California, with an MBA degree from Thunderbir...


Malcolm J. D'Souza, Fady J. Gerges
Malcolm J. D’Souza, Ph.D.  http://www.dbi.udel.edu/People/dsouzabio.html *Corresponding Author Tel: 302-677-2528; Fax: 302-736-2301; E-mail: dsouzama@wesley.edu Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza is Professor of Chemistry at Wesley College, in Dover, Delaware. He has published o...


Cristina Falcão
- Lawyer – Portuguese Catholic University Lisbon (own practice – 1992 – 2003) Published Law Articles (in Portuguese) http://www.box.net/shared/ru12sn0tgk - Pharmaceutical Manager /Chief Science Officer/ Change Manager (2003 – current)  At Farmácia F., Portug...


Franco Fantozzi
Security Director, Italy, Bristol-Myers Squibb
My name is Franco Fantozzi and I am the Security Director for Italy at Bristol-Myers Squibb. I joined the Company in 2013, after having served for more tan 30 years in Law Enforcement Agency in Italy, Carabinieri, in special operative units dealing with terrorism and organized ...


Richard Fazackerley
Director, Global Technology Strategy, Eisai
In his current position Richard is responsible for leading and facilitating the introduction of Eisai’s products into Europe whether they are newly developed, acquired or legacy products. This involves working with a broad range of stakeholders, thirds parties and customers at an inte...


Mark Felarca
Mark is a webdev at IQPC


John Ferguson
Alexius Associates
Career Highlights:   15 years in pharmaceutical industry in sales and marketing roles. Established a consulting practice that delivered total quality management projects. His clients included many FTSE100 companies across industry sectors. The practice was later acqu...


Melissa Finocchio
Director, Product Labeling and Documentation, BioMerieux


Arik Flanders
Social Media Program Manager, Texas Instruments (TI)
Arik Flanders is TI's Social Media Program Manager. Arik graduated with a BS of Business from Indiana University and an MBA through Ball State University. He joined TI in October 2009 and is responsible for developing, creating, and implementing TI's social media initiatives.


Chrissie Fletcher
Director, Biostatistics, Amgen
Chrissie has worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry for 20 years, and is currently the Head of International Biostatistical Science at Amgen based in the UK. Chrissie joined Amgen in 1997 and previously was a Project Statistician at SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals. Chrissie has wo...


Frank Floether
Dr. Floether Consulting, Amden (Switzerland)
Frank U. Floether has an educational background in chemistry and pharmacy. He received his PhD in chemistry (Dr.rer.nat) in 1977 and in pharmacy (Dr. sc.nat.) in 1989, both from the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. He has served his entire career, i.e. over almos...


William Fodor
Director of Translational Sciences, Cell Therapy Group


Laurent Foetisch
Director, Cold Chain Consultants
Laurent Foetisch is a director of Cold Chain Consultants in Switzerland and has more than 20 years of experience in managing Pharmaceutical/Biotech temperature controlled distribution for Serono and Merck Serono. Laurent implemented primary and secondary temperature controlled dis...


Laurent Foetisch
Director, Cold Chain Consultants
Laurent Foetisch is a director of Cold Chain Consultants in Switzerland and has more than 20 years of experience in managing Pharmaceutical/Biotech temperature controlled distribution for Serono and Merck Serono. Laurent implemented primary and secondary temperature controlled dis...


Mick Foy
Head Pharmacovigilance Signal Management Group, MHRA
Mick Foy is the Group Manager of the Vigilance Intelligence and Research Group of the MHRA. Mick has been with the MHRA for 25 years and has worked in most areas of medicines regulation during that time, for the bulk of his career he has worked mainly in Pharmacovigilance and has a...


Paul Freemont
Imperial College London, Imperial College London


Jeremy Frey
Professor of Physical Chemistry, University of Southampton


Matt Fuchter
Imperial College London, Imperial College London


Anders Fuglsang
Fuglsang Pharma Consultancy



Frank Gehres
Vice President & General Manage, Convatec
Frank Gehres is Vice President & General Manager at Convatec with responsibility to Germany, Austria & Switzerland and  the NORDIC region.


Mark Genn
Principal Consultant and Programme Manager, Movilitas Consulting
An IT technologist and delivery professional with over 20 years’ experience of demanding & successful programme and project delivery including track & trace serialization, pharma & life sciences SAP programmes, financial services business change and middleware, public services data ce...



Kevin Gillespie
Manager, Laboratory Information Systems, Momenta Pharmaceuticals


Lukas Gogis
IT Manager, Global Laboratory Informatics, Eli Lilly and Company, Inc.
Over the last 16 years at Eli Lilly and Company, Inc., Lukas has held numerous technical, administrative, and leadership roles within the Global Laboratory Informatics organization. He has utilized his broad expertise to direct and influence a variety of global projects within the lab...


Rose Gonzales
Director, Compound Management & Distribution, Pfizer Worldwide Research & Development
Rose Gonzales currently heads up Compound Management and Distribution, a Pfizer Research Center of Emphasis located in Groton, CT. Rose is a graduate chemical engineer by training. She started her career in the pharmaceutical industry in the late 90’s as a postdoc in Inflammation Bi...


Rose Gonzales
Director Compound Mgmt & Distribution, Pfizer


Elisabeth Goodman
RiverRhee Consulting, Owner
Elisabeth Goodman is the owner and principal consultant of RiverRhee Consulting, a company that uses process improvement and knowledge management to help business and project teams work more effectively to meet today’s challenging objectives. She has 25 years’ experience in Pharmaceu...


Jonathan Goodman
Lead Professor, University of Cambridge


HB Gordon
eDiscovery Analyst, Legal Affairs, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA


David Gray
Head of Biology, Division of Biological Chemistry, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee
David Gray is the Head of Biology at the Dundee University Drug Discovery Unit. David grew up on the west coast of Scotland and started his scientific education by studying for a BSc with honours in Pharmacology from the University of Glasgow. He gained his PhD at University College...


Vivian Gray
Owner, V. A. Gray Consulting, Inc.
Vivian Gray has spent the last 35 years involved in all aspects of dissolution testing and evaluating new dissolution technology. In the 23 years she was at USP she was progressively a bench chemist, supervisor of method development, and then the liaison to the USP Biopharmaceutics Ex...


Stephanie Greco
Analyst Scientist, Pharmaceutical Science Department, Sanofi-aventis



Jeffrey Gren
Director, Office of Heath and Consumer Goods
Jeffrey L. Gren has been Director of the Office of Health and Consumer Goods (OHCG) within the U.S. Department of Commerce since August 2004. OHCG’s mission is to help U.S. health and consumer goods firms to compete in world markets by fostering export opportunities, providing supp...


Julien Grimont
Research Associate Chemistry, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd
In 1999, Julien Grimont started his undergraduate studies in mathematics, physics and chemistry to obtain the BSc from the University of Haute-Alsace (France) in 2002. He continued his studies at the ENSCMu, the national graduate chemistry school of Mulhouse (France). In 2005, he com...


Anthony Gringeri
Vice President and Chief Development Officer, ViaCyte


Alexandra Gruber
Director of Marketing and Business Development, Biocrates Life Sciences AG
Alexandra Carina Gruber, born in 1971 in Vienna, Austria, has been working in the pharmaceutical industry for the past 13 years, where she has held various marketing and business development positions and developed a profound expertise in the marketing and licensing of biotech a...


Torsten Grünewald
Lead Business Architect, Boehringer Ingelheim


Sheraz Gul
VP & Head of Biology, European ScreeningPort
Dr. Sheraz Gul is Vice President and Head of Biology at European ScreeningPort, Hamburg, Germany where he is managing and developing biological services which includes Medium and High Throughput Screening bioassay development for various academic partners in Europe. Prior to th...


Deirdre Hall
Director, Global Team Lead, Business Operations - Global Contracts & Outsourcing Dept, Pfizer


Deirdre Hall
Director, Global Team Lead, Business Operations - Global Contracts & Outsourcing Dept, Pfizer


Deirdre Hall
Director, Global Team Lead, Business Operations - Global Contracts & Outsourcing Dept, Pfizer


Deirdre Hall
Director, Global Team Lead, Business Operations - Global Contracts & Outsourcing Dept, Pfizer
DEIRDRE HALL is a Director, Global Team Lead, Business Operations in Pfizer’s Global Contracts & Outsourcing organization. Deirdre’s current responsibilities include ensuring clinical quality in Pfizer’s Contracts and Outsourcing organization, in addition to facilitating the delivery ...


Deirdre Hall
Director, Global Team Lead, Business Operations - Global Contracts & Outsourcing Dept, Pfizer


Deirdre Hall
Director, Global Team Lead, Business Operations - Global Contracts & Outsourcing Dept, Pfizer


Arlene Hamburg
Program Manager, Dow AgroSciences


Mohamed Hamdan
Consultant and Head, Paediatric Cardiology, Tawam Hospital


Kate Hammeke
Research Manager, Nice Insight


James Harris
CEO, Healthcare Economics LLC
James Harris has extensive experience within biotech, pharmaceuticals and medical devices with small start-ups, mid-sized and large firms.  Mr. Harris is CEO of Healthcare Economics LLC and co-founder of AS Biotech AG.  Prior to this he served as Vice President at Dragon ...


Christian Hay
Healthcare Sector, GS1
Christian Hay has a track record of over 20 years in Healthcare. Secretary General of one Pharma-manufacturer association in Switzerland, Christian joined the national Pharma-branch association where he worked until 2001.. He played a leading role in the implementation of the GS1 Syst...


Rashmi Hegde
Director, Pharmacovigilance Asia-Middle East-Australia-Canada, Solvay Pharmaceuticals



Samy Hernandez
Manager, Genentech
Samy Hernandez is a Manager in the Analytical Operations Department supporting Process Development at Genentech in South San Francisco, CA, USA. She has been with Genentech for 18 years and has a BS in Cell and Molecular Biology from San Francisco State University.


Pedro Hernández
Director of Quality by Design, Merck Serono
Dr. Pedro E. Hernández obtained his Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania with Prof. K.C. Nicolaou, followed by a post-doctoral research appointment at the University of Oxford in the UK. He has worked in drug discovery or scale up with Smith Kl...


Steve Hills
Pepsico


Tony Hitchcock
Technical Director, Cobra Biologics
Tony has over 26 years of experience in the large-scale manufacture of biopharmaceuticals. Tony has held positions in the Blood Products Laboratory (Elstree) and at Zeneca Pharmaceuticals in the protein process development department. Tony was a founding staff member of Cobra and h...


Julian Hitchcock
Director, CellFate
Julian Hitchcock is a senior intellectual property and life sciences lawyer at Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, with a particular focus on biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and devices. Julian specialises in technology translation and patent enforcement and is a leading authority on the law ...


Julian Hitchcock
Director, CellFate
Julian Hitchcock is a senior intellectual property and life sciences lawyer at Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP, with a particular focus on biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and devices. Julian specialises in technology translation and patent enforcement and is a leading authority on the law ...


Tony Hitchcock
Head of Manufacturing Technologies, Recipharm Cobra
Tony has over 26 years of experience in the large-scale manufacture of biopharmaceuticals. Tony has held positions in the Blood Products Laboratory (Elstree) and at Zeneca Pharmaceuticals in the protein process development department. Tony was a founding staff member of Cobra and has ...


Klaus Hjortgaard Olsen
Head of Commercial Packaging, Lundbeck
Klaus Hjortgaard Olsen has19 years of experience from the Pharmaceutical industry. Chemical Production, Labelling and now Finished Goods Production. In the Labeling area Klaus have 6 years of experience. As Head of Department he was responsible for global implementation of chan...


Barbara Hodge
SSON Online Editor, SSON
Barbara Hodge is SSON's online editor and is responsible for ensuring the website reflects the very best in case studies, news, interviews and thought-leadership to answer all your needs. She has been with SSON for over 10 years.


Ellen Hoenig-Carlson
Founding Partner, AdvanceMarketWoRx
Ellen Hoenig Carlson has been a leader and brand champion in U.S. and Global Consumer and Pharmaceutical Marketing for over two decades. Ellen is a DTC pioneer; spearheading DTC/P brand marketing initiatives since the FDA regulations changed in 1997 and helping companies to leverage p...


Ellen Hoenig-Carlson
Founding Partner, Advance MarketWoRx
Ellen Hoenig Carlson has been a leader and brand champion in U.S. and Global Consumer and Pharmaceutical Marketing for over two decades. Ellen is a DTC pioneer; spearheading DTC/P brand marketing initiatives since the FDA regulations changed in 1997 and helping companies to leverage p...


René Holm
Divisional Director, Biologics and Pharmaceutical Science, Lundbeck A/S
René Holm received his pharmaceutical training at the Royal Danish School of Pharmacy, now the Pharmaceutical faculty at University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1998 and his PhD in biopharmaceutics from the same institution in 2002. Dr. Holm joined Lundbeck in 2001, and have w...


Kim Holt
Scientific Manager Chemistry, South West Water


Jorrit J. Hornberg, PhD
Head of Section In Vitro Studies, Exploratory Toxicology, Lundbeck
Jorrit Hornberg holds an MSc in Molecular Cell Biology from the VU University in Amsterdam and a PhD in Systems Biology from the same institute. His academic research focused on control of complex oncogenic signal transduction pathways. In the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Hornberg ...


Keith Horspool
Vice President, Pharmaceutical Development US, Boehringer Ingelheim


Afshin Hosseiny Ph.D. M.Inst.Pkg., CChem, MRSC
Managing Director, Tabriz Consulting Ltd
Dr. Afshin Hosseiny is of Tabriz Consulting Ltd., formerly Director of Quality Assurance for the Global Supply Network of GlaxoSmithKline, provides consultancy services to the companies within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology supply chain. Afshin is a QP via permanent provision...


Afshin Hosseiny Ph.D. M.Inst.Pkg., CChem, MRSC
Managing Director, Tabriz Consulting Ltd
Dr. Afshin Hosseiny is of Tabriz Consulting Ltd., formerly Director of Quality Assurance for the Global Supply Network of GlaxoSmithKline, provides consultancy services to the companies within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology supply chain. Afshin is a QP via permanent provision wi...


Afshin Hosseiny Ph.D. M.Inst.Pkg., CChem, MRSC
Managing Director, Tabriz Consulting Ltd
Dr. Afshin Hosseiny is of Tabriz Consulting Ltd., formerly Director of Quality Assurance for the Global Supply Network of GlaxoSmithKline, provides consultancy services to the companies within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology supply chain. Afshin is a QP via permanent provision wi...


Afshin Hosseiny Ph.D. M.Inst.Pkg., CChem, MRSC
Managing Director, Tabriz Consulting Ltd
Dr. Afshin Hosseiny is of Tabriz Consulting Ltd., formerly Director of Quality Assurance for the Global Supply Network of GlaxoSmithKline, provides consultancy services to the companies within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology supply chain. Afshin is a QP via permanent provision wi...


Afshin Hosseiny Ph.D. M.Inst.Pkg., CChem, MRSC
Tabriz Consulting Ltd, Managing Director
Dr. Afshin Hosseiny is of Tabriz Consulting Ltd., formerly Director of Quality Assurance for the Global Supply Network of GlaxoSmithKline, provides consultancy services to the companies within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology supply chain. Afshin is a QP via permanent provision wi...


Afshin Hosseiny Ph.D. M.Inst.Pkg., CChem, MRSC
Managing Director, Tabriz Consulting Ltd
Dr. Afshin Hosseiny is of Tabriz Consulting Ltd., formerly Director of Quality Assurance for the Global Supply Network of GlaxoSmithKline, provides consultancy services to the companies within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology supply chain. Afshin is a QP via permanent provision wi...


Ying Huang
Head of Compound Management, GlaxoSmithKline R&D China
Ying Huang heads the Compound Management group, which is responsible for compound deposit, inventory, and distribution. Ying helped establish and maintain compound bank, and supported drug discovery projects in GSK R&D China. With the aid of automated liquid handling workstation and a...


Ed Hudak
Sr. Research Engineer, Merck & Co


Roger Humphrey
Executive Managing Director, Life Sciences, Jones Lang LaSalle
Roger Humphrey is Executive Managing Director of the Life Sciences practice at Jones Lang LaSalle, where he guides a team of more than 1,300 professionals that help pharmaceutical andbiotech companies reduce costs and boost productivity throughout their realestate and facilities po...


Desmond Hunt
Senior Scientific Liaison, United States Pharmacopoeia (USP)


Jorge I. González Borroto, PhD
Senior Toxicologist, Pharmacology and Safety Department, Ferrer


Michael A. Ibara
Head of Pharmacovigilance Information Management, Pfizer
Michael Ibara is responsible for Safety Business Innovation at Pfizer, researching and assessing innovative models for drug safety. His career has been focused on the interface between business, technology and knowledge as it applies to pharmacovigilance and related disciplines. He ...







Edmond Israelski
Abbott Laboratories


Steve Jacobs
Global BioPharm Solutions
As president of Global BioPharm Solutions Steve acts as a consultant/contractor to biotech and pharmaceutical companies as well as clinical sites and hospitals to provide clinical supply chain solutions and troubleshooting. He creates and implements processes and procedures and doe...


Rohan Jain - Value Notes
Research Analyst, Value Notes


Rajendra Jani
Senior Vice President, Clinical R&D, Cadila Healthcare
Dr. Rajendra Jani has earned his Ph.D. (Medical) in Pathology & Bacteriology after his post graduation from faculty of medicine. He has published more than 25 research papers and obtained more 70 patents. He was involved in about 70 drug development programs. Dr. Rajendra Jani...


Dominic John, Ph.D.,
Product Marketing Director, Accelrys
Dominic John, Ph.D., is product marketing director at Accelrys, Inc. (www.accelrys.com), a developer of scientific informatics software and solutions for the life sciences, energy, chemicals, aerospace and consumer products industries. Dominic has more than 12 years of experience mark...


Sean Johnston
Facility Manager, Assay Implementation, ICCB-Longwood HTS Facility


Dr. Yves Juillet
DIA President, LEEM, France
Yves Juillet is currently Senior Advisor to LEEM (the Pharmaceutical Industry Association in France). He received his MD in 1975 from the University of Paris and is Board qualified in Cardiology, Intensive Care, Internal Medicine, and Pharmacology (MSc). He was Head of the Clinical...


Traian Kaiser
Director of Agile Project Management and PMO, Xing


Aimee Kalnoskas
WW Manager, Community & Social Media, Texas Instruments (TI)
Aimee is the WW Manager for Community and Social Media at Texas Instruments, a position she has held since April 2010. Aimee joined TI’s analog communications department in 2009 providing media relations support to the high-speed and high-precision data converters and amplifiers gro...


Ravi Kalyanaraman
Associate Director, Bristol Myers Squibb


Ioannis Karageorgos
Senior Protocol Data Manager, Bristol-Myers Squibb R&D
With a Health Visitor and business Mathematics academic background, Yiannis KARAGEORGOS (pronounced Kara-yi-ô-rgos) left his native Greece and ended up working in Clinical Data Management like most of us do: By accident. What was a temporary assignment became a true calling, and fo...



Anantharaman Kavassery Viswanathan
Analyst, Datamonitor Healthcare


Ciaran Kelleher
Principal Engineer with Global Technical Services, Janssen Biologics


Jim King
Director, R&D Business Technology, Pfizer Diversified Businesses


Johannes Knop
Research Operations Senior Manager, Amgen Germany
Dr. Johannes Knop is a Research Operations Sr. Manager at Amgen Research GmbH in Regensburg, Germany. He received his PhD in biochemistry from the University of Hannover, Germany specializing in cytokine receptor signal transduction. In 2000, he joined Tularik GmbH, a newly founded s...


Konrad Koehler
Prinicipal Scientist, Karo Bio AB


Joseph Kofman
Allergan, Allergan
Dr. Joseph Kofman holds a Director position with Allergan, Inc. leading the Pharmaceutical Sciences Informatics group. His experience in release and stability testing, method development and validation, implementation and validation of various computerised laboratory systems hel...


Philipp Köhler
Principal Consultant, Movilitas Consulting
Philipp has been leading and implementing SAP based serialization and Track & Trace solutions in various industries for the last 6 years as principal consultant and solution architect. Prior to joining Movilitas Consulting, he has evaluated and implemented Auto-ID and RFID processes i...


Tassilo Korab
Executive Director, European Healthcare Packaging Compliance Council


Christoph Krähenbühl
Expert, EFPIA Coding Project
Christoph Krähenbühl, Managing Director of 3C Integrity, is recognised for his extensive experience in the field of product security, coding and serialisation solutions in the pharmaceutical industry, including project managing the implementation of the global serialisation system in ...


Ulrike Kreysa
Vice President of Healthcare, GS1 global office


Aparna Krishnan
IHS Global Insight
Aparna Krishnan is Manager, Emerging Markets at IHS Global Insight’s Healthcare & Pharma Practice in London. Her areas of expertise includes corporate strategies, health economics, market access, drug pricing and reimbursement and generics in the pharmaceutical space. She is a Life...



Daryl Kulak
Daryl Kulak is a speaker, author and consultant with Pillar Technology in Columbus, Ohio. Daryl has worked with clients throughout the USA and Canada. He uses Agile, Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints, Peter Scholtes’s work on leadership, Deming’s body of work, and systems think...


Mukesh Kumar
President, Global Alliances of Indian Biomedical Professional


Rebecca Kush
Founder, Current President and CEO, Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CD
Rebecca Daniels Kush, Ph.D. is a Founder and the current President and CEO of CDISC. Dr. Kush has over 25 years of experience in the area of clinical research. She has worked for the U.S. National Institutes of Health, academia, a global contract research organization and pharmaceu...


Poonam Kushwaha
Integral University, Lucknow (India), Integral University, Lucknow (India)


Ryta Kuzel
Director and Owner, VigiReg Consulting Ltd
Ryta Kuzel has 18 years of European Regulatory Affairs experience with both large multinational Pharma companies as well as smaller Regulatory organisations. She has worked across many therapeutic areas and stages of drug development including submitting and gaining approval of pro...


Michael LaBreck
Global Product Manager - TFF Products, Novasep
Michael LaBreck is the Global Product Manager at TangenX, subsidiary of Novasep. He is a specialist in applications support of single use Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF) products for bioprocess applications. Michael has over 20 years experience in protein purification applications ...


Graeme Ladds
Director, PharSafer Associates, Ltd


Graeme Ladds
Director, PharSafer Associates Ltd


Graeme Ladds
Director, PharSafer Associates, Ltd


Graeme Ladds
Director, PharSafer Associates, Ltd


Graeme Ladds
Director, PharSafer Associates, Ltd



David Lahr
Application Engineer, Broad Institute
Ph.D. Chemistry, MIT National Research Council postdoctoral fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology Consultant, Tessella, Inc Project Manager / Application Engineer, Broad Institute



Eric Langer
Managing Partner, BioPlan Associates
Eric S. Langer is president and managing partner at BioPlan Associates, Inc., a biotechnology and life sciences marketing research and publishing firm established in Rockville, MD in 1989. He is innovator of the just released open-source BioPlan Bio-Facility Index wiki: www.top1000...


Anthony Lassiter
Head of Global Drug Safety, United Therapeutics


Suzette Lazo
Director, Food & Drug Administration Philippines


François Le Goff
Senior Research Associate, Drug Discovery Chemistry QC Specialist, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd
François Le Goff received a master degree in Analytical Chemistry at the University of Orléans in France in 1999. He continued his studies at the University Louis Paster of Strasbourg, where he has been graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma equivalent in Biological and Chemical Analy...


Dr. Wen Hwa Lee
Strategic Alliances Manager, Structural Genomics, University of Oxford, UK


Lori Lesko
Continuous Improvement Associate Director, Pfizer
Lori Lesko is Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with the Pfizer in the Safety & Regulatory Operations organization.   She supports the deployment of the Continuous Improvement infrastructure with specific emphasis on metrics, training and coaching. She also works with the organiz...


Philippe Lienard
Head of Early Development Unit, Sanofi



Bertil Lindmark
Almirall, Almirall


Craig Lipset
Head of Clinical Innovation, Pfizer
Craig Lipset is Head of Clinical Innovation within Worldwide Research & Development at Pfizer. Craig’s team is managing initiatives and investments that impact development of the Pfizer portfolio today while collectively redefining the future of clinical research. Craig previously ...


Craig H. Lipset
Head of Clinical Innovation, Worldwide Research & Development, Pfizer
Craig H. Lipset is Head of Clinical Innovation, Development Operations within Worldwide Research & Development at Pfizer. In this new role, Craig is working across units and stakeholders to define Pfizer’s vision for the future of clinical trials, and enabling the initiatives and inve...


Joe Liscouski
Executive Director, Institute for Laboratory Automation
Joe Liscouski, executive director of the Institute for Laboratory Automation, can be reached at liscouski@InstituteLabAuto.org or by phone at 978-732-5122. The Institute for Laboratory Automation is a nonprofit organization focused on education and the development of methodologies ...


Ted Lithgow
MWV Healthcare
Dr. Ted Lithgow is the president of MWV Healthcare,responsible for leading development and strategic direction, and facilitating commercial strategy and implementation of all MWV products targeted for pharmaceutical and healthcare customers. Also a psychopharmacologist trained at T...


Huichen Liu
Director, State Clinical Pharmacology Research Unite, Aerospace Center Hospital


Tim Lloyd
Deputy Head of Publishing and e-Communications, UK Department of Health
Tim Lloyd works in the digital communication team at the UK Department of Health. This team is responsible for the way that the Department uses the public web to communicate with healthcare professionals. He also helps to facilitate #nhssm: a weekly webchat with healthcare profession...


Andrew Love
Vice President at Pharmaceutical Advisory Services, Be4ward Ltd
Andrew is currently Vice President Capability Development at Be4ward Ltd, assisting a number of Pharmaceutical clients with packaging management related engagements. Prior to this, Andrew led Glaxo Smithkline’s (GSK) global packaging design operations until 2009, where he was r...


Urs Lüthi
Senior Lab Head HTS Compound Management, Actelion
Urs Lüthi is a molecular biologist by education. He earned his PHD at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, by developing cellular assay systems to screen for drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease. After his PHD he joined the Swiss Biotech start-up company ESBATech, today an Alc...


Irja Lutsar
Professor of Medical Microbiology, University of Tartu
Irja Lutsar MD, PhD is a professor in medical microbiology at the University of Tartu, Estonia and is an Estonian member of the EMA Paediatric Committee. She gained her medical degree in 1978 at the University of Tartu and defended her thesis in 1995 at the same university. She did ...


Gary Lye
Deputy Head Department Bioengineering, University College London
Gary J Lye is Professor of Biochemical Engineering within the Advanced Centre for Biochemical Engineering at University College London (UCL). He is Deputy Head of Department and Director of the Industrial Doctoral Training Centre (IDTC) in Bioprocess Engineering Leadership. He has bro...


Niamh Madigan
Online Editor, IQPC
Niamh Madigan is Editor of Pharma IQ and has worked at IQPC since 2008, initially as a Conference Producer on Pharmaceutical and Shared Services & Outsourcing events. Due to her journalistic experience, Niamh moved on to work as an Online Editor for the Shared Services and Outsourc...


Elie Magdalani
Ranbaxy Egypt
Dr. Elie Magdalani, Regional Manager, Medical and Pharmacovigilance Affairs Egypt and North Africa, Ranbaxy Egypt Limited. Working in the pharmaceutical field, backed up by 12 years of experience in the medical pharmacovigilance field, publishing many related articles in a spe...


Karen Mansell
Head of Corporate Procurement and Business Process Outsourcing, AstraZeneca
Karen Mansell has held  the dual role of Head of Corporate Procurement and Business Process Outsourcing at AstraZeneca since joining the organisation in July 2008. Her task is to develop an intelligent sourcing strategy, leveraging the corporation’s inhouse expertise while at ...



Dr. Ingrid Markovic
Expert Review Scientist, CDER, FDA
Dr. Ingrid Markovic currently serves as Expert Review Scientist for Extractables and Leachables in therapeutic biologic protein products in the Office of Biotechnology Products, CDER, FDA. She is also involved in the CMC review, development of agency-wide regulatory guidance documents...


Jerold Martin
Chairman of the Board, BPSA
Jerold Martin is Sr. Vice President, Global Scientific Affairs for Pall Life Sciences and Chairman of the Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) single-use bio-manufacturing trade association. He has over 32 years experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry and is a frequent sp...


Jerold Martin
Chairman of the Board, BPSA
Jerold Martin is Sr. Vice President, Global Scientific Affairs for Pall Life Sciences and Chairman of the Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) single-use bio-manufacturing trade association. He has over 32 years experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry and is a frequent sp...


Jerold Martin
VP, BPSA
Jerold Martin is Sr. Vice President, Global Scientific Affairs for Pall Life Sciences and Chairman of the Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) single-use bio-manufacturing trade association. He has over 32 years experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry and is a frequent...


Timothy McCoy
Prinicipal Scientist, Genzyme


Mark McHale
Cheif Scientific Officer, Aslan Pharmaceuticals
Dr Mark McHale is Chief Scientific Officer and Founder of ASLAN Pharmaceuticals. Previously, Mark was the Head of Molecular Sciences at AstraZeneca Respiratory & Inflammation and in this role supported small molecule and therapeutic antibody projects from target identification to p...


Dr Erik Miljan
Director, Simply Cells
Dr Erik Miljan recently founded Simply Cells to address the interface between technology and commercialisation. Dr Miljan has over 9 years’ experience in the Stem Cell Biotech sector, from intellectual property (IP) portfolio management through product development to regulatory appro...


Stephen Minger
GE Healthcare


Dato’ Dr. Zaininah Mohd Zain
Kuala Lumpur Hospital


Runa Mookerjee
Analyst, ValueNotes Sourcing Practice


Iain Moore
Global Head of Quality Assurance, Croda Europe Ltd
Dr Iain Moore is Global Head of Quality Assurance Croda Europe Ltd, a manufacturer of speciality and performance chemicals based in the United Kingdom. After completing his doctorate studies in organometallic chemistry he joined BP Chemicals to research and develop C1chemistry. Sin...


Reza Moridi
Minister of Research and Innovation, Ontario, Canada
Reza Moridi, Minister of Research and Innovation, Ontario, Canada Reza Moridi is an award-winning scientist, engineer, educator, business leader and community activist who represents the riding of Richmond Hill. He was appointed Minister of Research and Innovation in Febr...


Simon Mortimore
Head of Information Services, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation


Sinah Mosehla
Director Cosmetics, Department of Trade & Industry (DTI), South Africa
Sinah Mosehla is a Director for the Cosmetics Sector desk at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), South Africa. She joined the Department in 2005 under the Technical Infrastructure unit where she was responsible for the multilateral agreements and regulations in the ...


Sameer Murdeshwar
Analyst, ValueNotes Sourcing Practice
Sameer Murdeshwar, Analyst, ValueNotes Sourcing Practice  


Peter Murray
Quality Director External Supply Chain, GSK
Peter Murray has 45 years experience of Primary and Secondary Pharmaceutical Manufacture with experience concentrated in the areas of Quality Assurance and GMP compliance. In the past 20 years, the roles have included extensive international experience of cGMP Quality and Compliance ...


T. E. Gopala Krishna Murthy
Principal, Bapatla College of Pharmacy
Prof.T.E.G.K.Murthy is presently working as principal in Bapatla college of pharmacy, Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh, India. He has more than 16 years of teaching experience. He has published more than 80 research papers in various national and international journals and also conducted tw...


Alain Nanzer
Global Head Safety & Development Workflows, Pharma Research & Early Development Informatics, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd


John Napoli
Director of Laboratory Capabilities and Platforms, Merck
John Napoli has a total of over 28 years of experience in the fields of technology, automation, development, consulting and education. After spending several years at the outset of his career in personal consulting, educating and forming a services company, John joined Merck in 1990 ...


Ajit Narang
Senior Research Investigator, Drug Product Science & Technology, Bristol Myers Squibb


Mahesh Narayanan
Biotechnology entrepreneur with extensive experience in the healthcare and life sciences industry. He has a Master's in Biotechnology from University of Pennsylvania with experience in business development, consulting for start-ups, as well as research in academia and pharmaceutica...


Paul Nelson
Operational Excellence and Transformational Change Leader, Shire Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Paul serves Shire Pharmaceuticals as Operational Excellence and Transformational Change Leader, leading the lean sigma continuous improvement program for the Specialty Pharma organization. Paul previously served Shire in the roles of Global Supply Chain Senior Director and Lean Lea...


Process Excellence Network
PEXNetwork, a division of IQPC, facilitates access to a wealth of relevant content for Process Excellence, Lean, and Six Sigma practitioners. Further enhanced with an online community of your peers, we will provide you with the tools and resources to help you perform more effective...


Liam O'Riordan
Serialization Director, Enterprise System Partners
Liam O’Riordan is Serialization Director and Senior Consultant with ESP, providing IT, serialization, and MES consultancy services. He has 25 years professional experience working across a range of industries. He has managed serialization projects, in the Electronics, Mobile Phone, Au...


Eileen O’Brien
Director, Search & Innovation, Siren Interactive
Eileen O’Brien has 15 years of interactive healthcare marketing experience. At Siren Interactive, a relationship marketing agency specializing in rare disease therapies, she leads search strategy, analytics, CRM and social media. Previously, O’Brien was Director of Search, Media & Ins...


Eileen O’Brien
Director, Search & Innovation, Siren Interactive
Eileen O’Brien has 15 years of interactive healthcare marketing experience. At Siren Interactive, a relationship marketing agency specializing in rare disease therapies, she leads search strategy, analytics, CRM and social media. Previously, O’Brien was Director of Search, Media & Ins...


Eileen O’Brien
Director, Search & Innovation, Siren Interactive
Eileen O’Brien has 15 years of interactive healthcare marketing experience. At Siren Interactive, a relationship marketing agency specializing in rare disease therapies, she leads search strategy, analytics, CRM and social media. Previously, O’Brien was Director of Search, Media & Ins...


Kieran O’Doherty
Assistant Professor, University of Guelph


Maria Ohlander
Head Clinical Development, Karo Bio


Tom Ortiz
Chief Medical Officer, Reliance Medical Group, LLC


Neil Osmond
Operations Director, Earthware
Neil started his pharmaceutical career with ZS Associates as an Analyst before moving to SmithKline Beecham (SB) with roles in Business Information and Commercial groups. He then moved to a more people focused role, as an HR Consultant and Team Leader with Hewitt Associates before ret...


Mohamed Oubihi
Managing Director, YAKUMED Ltd
Mohamed is a senior regulatory strategist on Japan market with global regulatory experience (EU, emerging markets and Asia Pacific). Mohamed was the Regulatory Affairs Regional Lead of the Japanese affiliate of Novo-Nordisk demerger (Novozymes) in Tokyo from 2005. He was Ex-Vice Ch...


Inge Ørnhøj
Senior Process Improvement Manager, Supply Chain Process Improvement, Coloplast A/S


Marcus Pabsch
Head of Marketing & Product Management, Pharmacontrol Electronic GmbH, A member of the METTLER TOLEDO group
At Mettler-Toledo PCE Marcus Pabsch is responsible for marketing, product management and technical documentation of pharma vision inspection systems. Previously, he was Head of Marketing and Product Management for sheetfed printing machines at manroland Sheetfed Inc. Prior to that, he...


Shaloo Pandhi
Group Head Pharmacovigilance Operation, Novartis Healthcare, India


Jim Panos
Senior Supply Chain and Information Technology Exe, Groupe Danone
Jim Panos is a senior supply chain and information technology executive with industry and top-tier consulting experience leading transformation for consumer products and pharmaceutical companies. He most recently worked with the Groupe Danone in the U.S. (The Dannon Company) as Dir...


Andrew Parsons
Director & Executive Collaboration Coach, Reciprocal Minds Limited
Andrew A. Parsons, Ph.D is the Director of Reciprocal Minds Limited and an Executive and Collaboration Coach. Formerly he was a Research Pharmacologist and Vice-President External Development. He was a founding member of the Centre of Excellence for External Drug Discovery in Glaxo...


Jan Passchier
Director, PET and Radiochemistry, GlaxoSmithKline


Amy Patel
Amy S. Patel has a unique background in the biotech field with an entrepreneurial drive.  She possesses professional experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and OTC drug industries with a strong online presence.  Amy is constantly keeping herself up-to-date in t...


Alpesh Pathak
Head-API Patent Cell, Alembic Research Center
Dr. Alpesh Pathak, Head-API Patent Cell, Alembic Pharmaceuticals, has been working as leading in-house counsel in Alembic’s legal group since Oct 2005 with a total experience more than 10 years in the field of IPR. Dr. Pathak works on a variety of intellectual property matters at...



Xavier Petit
Integrated Marketing - Multi-Channel Strategy Services, Shire US
Within the Shire Integrated Marketing team, Xavier responsibilities include providing thought leadership, strategic and implementation recommendations to brands and business units on the use of emerging media, new marketing tactics and channels as well as identifying opportunities ...


Peter J. Pitts
President, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, Advisor to Obama Administration FDA Transition Team, Former Associate Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration
Peter Pitts is President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest and Partner/Director of Global Regulatory Policy & Health Initiatives at Porter Novelli and. From 2002-2004 Peter was FDA’s Associate Commissioner for External Relations, serving as senior communications and po...


Aurore Poles
Specialist New Technologies and Manufacturing Support,, Merck Serono


Aurore Poles
Specialist New Technologies and Manufacturing Support, Merck Serono


Michael Pollastri
Associate Professor of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Northeastern University
Michael Pollastri joined the faculty in Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern University in 2009, following a nine year career at Pfizer, Inc in medicinal chemistry, and a two-year appointment at Boston University, where he helped establish the BU Center for Molecular Discove...


Barbara J. Potts
Senior Consultant, Potts and Nelson Consulting, LLC


Alain Pralong
VP, New Product Introduction and Technical Life Cycle Management, GlaxoSmithKline


Alain Pralong
VP Process Development, Crucel
Alain Pralong obtained his doctorate in molecular and cellular biology at the University of Berne in ( 2000 ). His research into apoptosis was conducted jointly between the University and Novartis, where all laboratory-based investigations were carried out. From (2000 to 2004) he wo...


Rowan Pritchard-Jones
Consultant Plastic Surgeon and CCIO, St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust


Jessica Pryce- Jones
joint founder and partner, iOpener institute for People & Performance


John Pugh
Director of Digital Communications, Boehringer Ingelheim
John Pugh, is Director of Digital Communications at Boehringer Ingelheim’s Global Centre in Germany. With a background as a journalist and Internet start-up entrepreneur, he has over 17 year’s media experience, 10 of them in digital. John is responsible for Boehringer Ingelheim’s glob...



Humaira Qureshi
Vice President pharmacovigilance, Outsourcing, Kinapse


Alisa Wright, Steven Jacobs, Rafik Bishara
Alisa Wright, CEO at BioConvergence Alisa Wright, founder and CEO of BioConvergence LLC, has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She received her BS and MS degrees from Purdue University from the schools of pharmacy and engineering, respectively. Her ex...


Dr. Mahbubar Rahman
Sanofi Pasteur, Sanofi Pasteur


Andrea Rappagliosi
Vice President European Government Affairs & Head of Brussels Office, GlaxoSmithKline, Co Chair EFPIA HTA Task Force



Brock Reeve
Executive Director, Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Brock Reeve, a graduate of Yale and the Harvard Business School, is Executive Director of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. In partnership with the Faculty Directors, he has overall responsibility for the operations and strategy of the institute whose mission is to use stem cells, both...


Brock Reeve
Executive director, Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Brock Reeve, a graduate of Yale and the Harvard Business School, is Executive Director of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. In partnership with the Faculty Directors, he has overall responsibility for the operations and strategy of the institute whose mission is to use stem cells, both...


Carol Reid
Senior Statistician, Roche Products
Carol has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 12 years, and is currently a senior statistician at Roche based in Welwyn Garden City. After completing her PhD at Glasgow University Carol lectured for several years before moving to Aberdeen where she was a statistician at the R...


Ken Ribotsky
CEO and owner, Brandkarma, LLC
Ken Ribotsky is CEO and owner of Brandkarma, LLC. Brandkarma provides everything from brand development and advertising to medical education and public relations. Ken is incredibly passionate about helping companies bring products and services that are truly health-enhancing a...


Joël Richard
Vice President, Peptides, Ipsen
Dr Joël Richard is currently Vice President, Peptides in IPSEN (Dreux, France). He is globally leading all the CMC development activities of both injectable peptide products and oral small molecules, including APIs and drug products, with major franchises in Oncology, Endocrin...


Simon Richards
VP Regulatory Affairs EME, Alere, Inc


Nadine Ritter
Biologics Consulting Group, Senior CMC Consultant
Nadine Ritter has been a protein scientist for over 30 yrs, starting her career in 1978 at the University of Texas in Houston doing academic research on bone extracellular matrix. She then joined the biotechnology industry in 1998 where she acquired direct experiences as a senior scie...


Lars Rönnbäck
Senior Business Advisor, Apoteket AB


Stephen Rose
Solutions Architect, McLaren Applied Technologies


Philip Rothaus
Strategy Development, Nice Insight


Eric Ruhlmann
European Patent Attorney Director, Senior Patent Counsel Legal Department, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Eric Ruhlmann is Director, Senior Patent Counsel within Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd’s Legal Department. Qualified European and French patent attorney, he has been working in the field of pharmaceutical patents for almost 15 years. Before joining Actelion in 2005, Eric spent 8 year...


Nick Ruhmann
Continuous Improvement Leader and Certified Master Black Belt, BD Medical, Diabetes Care


Tina Rulevich
Director – Global SAP Supply Chain Solutions, Movilitas Consulting
Tina has been leading and implementing comprehensive supply chain solutions for warehouses and manufacturing for 25 years. She is an innovative and dynamic business leader with significant experience in Supply Chain, SAP, and IT Operations and Management. Tina is adept at synthesizing...


Máirín Ryan
Director of HTA, HIQA
Dr Ryan is the Director of Health Technology Assessment in the Health Information and Quality Authority and is a Lecturer in Pharmacoeconomics in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin. Prior to this position she was Chief I Pharmacist at the Natio...


Farouk Saeed
Public Health Specialist
Farouk Saeed is a public health specialist with a keen interest in smoking cessation. He worked for NHS County Durham and NHS Darlington for two years as a Health Improvement Specialist for Tobacco Control before moving into the area of Health Technology Assessment.


Paul Samaha
Regional Consultant, Latin American & Caribbean, STEM-Pharma
Paul is the Regional Consultant of Latin America and Caribbean desk. Prior to joining STEM-Pharma, Paul gained extensive international experience in marketing, sales, and communications in both the healthcare and environmental health sectors. He previously worked in the Healthcare ...


Jean Samuel
Director, STEP-IN Management
Jean has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over 20 years, and is currently an interim manager addressing business compliance and records management with a special interest in e-marketing, Joint Working and the UK Bribery Act. Former positions include Compliance Director for...


Tim Sandle
Head of Microbiology, UK Bio Products Laboratory
Tim Sandle is the Head of Microbiology at the UK Bio Products Laboratory. In addition, Tim is an honorary consultant with the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester and is a tutor for the university’s pharmaceutical microbiology MSc course. Tim ser...


Antonio Sarria-Santamera
Director, AETS, the Spanish Agency for Health Technology Assessment (AETS)
Dr. Antonio Sarria-Santamera, MD PhD is the Director of AETS, the Spanish Agency for Health Technology Assessment (AETS) at the Institute of Health Carlos III, the National Institute of Public Health Research, where he has been a Senior Researcher since 2000. After completing his medi...


Arnaud Sartre
Global business leader, Informatics and business solutions for laboratories, Pfizer


Robert Schmitt
Manager, Molecular Services, GPRD Advanced Technology, Abbott Laboratories
Bob has been the manager of the primary research compound repository at Abbott Laboratories in Abbott Park, Illinois, USA, for the past 12 of his 25 years at Abbott. He started his Abbott career as an electrical engineer in the Diagnostics Division, helping to develop the Vision deskt...


Johannes Schoen
Senior Manager, Anti-Counterfeiting, Boehringer Ingelheim
Johannes is responsible for Boehringer Ingelheim’s global anti-counterfeiting program covering aspects of response, monitor and prevention. He joined BI in 2000 to head a QC laboratory for packaging materials and devices and a team performing validation and transfers of p...


Kerstin Schrade-Butscher
Intelligence Analyst, Global Security EMEA, Pfizer


Peter Schwarz
Head of Department of Prevention and Care of Diabetes, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden


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Arnaud Scmutz
Sourcin, Sourcin


Amber Scorah
Pharma IQ


Laurent Selles
Senior Coordinator for International Relations, European Commission
Laurent SELLES is in charge of international relations for the Health Technology and Cosmetics Unit of the Directorate General Health and Consumers of the European Commission. He graduated from the ‘Physics and Chemistry School of Paris’ (including research at Northeastern Uni...


Tim Shafer
Principal Investigator, Integrated Systems Toxicology Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dr. Tim Shafer received his B.S. from Hope College in 1986 and Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from Michigan State University in 1991. Dr. Shafer was a postdoctoral fellow in the Cellular and Molecular Toxicology Branch of the Neurotoxicology Division of the U. S. EPA in 1991....


Akhilesh Sharma
Senior Vice President and Global Head of Global Medical Affairs, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories


Kathi Shea
VP, Bioservices, Precision Bioservices Inc.
ISBER Preseident, 2012-2013


Mollie Shields-Uehling
President & CEO, SAFE-BioPharma Association
Mollie Shield-Uehling directs the business and strategic activities of SAFE-BioPharma Association and serves as the primary liaison with member companies, vendor partners and others in the growing SAFE-BioPharma community. She is a member of the association’s Board of Directors. ...


Mollie Shields-Uehling
President & CEO, SAFE-BioPharma Association
Mollie Shield-Uehling directs the business and strategic activities of SAFE-BioPharma Association and serves as the primary liaison with member companies, vendor partners and others in the growing SAFE-BioPharma community. She is a member of the association’s Board of Directors. Ms....


Barbara Sickmüller
Senior Scientific Advisor, German Pharmaceutical Industry Association



Vaibhav Sihorkar
Head, Pharmaceutical Development, Aurigene Discovery Technologies


Diane Simmons
President and CEO, Center for Information and Study on Clinical Resea
Diane Simmons, CISCRP’s President and CEO, has extensive experience in managing a nonprofit. For over ten years, she ran a $5 million United Way agency where she was responsible for the development and implementation of the agency’s strategic plan and she managed the functions of m...


Soren Skovlund
Director of Patient Research, Advocacy and Support, NovoNordisk


Jean R. Slutsky
Director, Center for Outcomes and Evidence, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ms. Slutsky has directed the Center for Outcomes and Evidence (COE), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services since June 2003. Prior to Ms. Slutsky’s appointment as director of COE, she served as acting director of the Cent...


Robin Smith
Vice President of R&D, PerkinElmer Informatics
Robin Smith Vice President of R&D PerkinElmer Informatics is a visionary executive in the life science software market. In 2007 Mr. Smith founded ArtusLabs, Inc. ,a software and services company that dynamically connected internal and virtual teams of collaborators via a secure, high...


Ashley Smith
GxP Editor, Whitehall Training
Ashley has 25 years’ experience of writing and commissioning life-science articles and reports - including 12 years for the publisher of Scrip World Pharmaceutical News. He trained as a mycologist but since then has worked in areas as diverse as agrochemicals, education, animal hus...


Hugh Smyth, PhD,
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics, University of Texas, Austin


ValueNotes Sourcing Practice
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Tai Spargo, MPA
Special Projects Coordinator, National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
Tai Spargo is the Special Projects Coordinator for the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). Her responsibilities include maintaining NORD’s social marketing presence, grant writing, program planning and implementation in support of the many diverse endeavors NORD fosters. ...


Edgar Specker
Head of Compound Management, Leibniz-Insitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP)
Since 2009, Edgar Specker has been the head of quality and compound management at the Screening Unit of the Leibniz Institute for Molecular Pharmacology (FMP), Berlin. Prior to joining FMP, he was a project leader at Jerini AG (now Shire Pharmaceuticals), Berlin, working in research c...


Adrian Spillman
Global Head of Intellectual Property, Intercell


Tye Spillum
Principal / Managing Partner, Spillum & Associates, LLC
Tye Spillum is a Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 16 years of pharmaceutical experience in various roles to lead small, startup organizations and drive improvement & remediation efforts into large, multinational Pharmaceutical & Biotech companies.  Tye has been ...


Maxim Sraj
Regional Consultant – Central & Eastern Europe,, STEM-Pharma
Maxim Sraj is the Regional Consultant in charge of the Central and Eastern Europe desk at STEM-Pharma. Prior to joining STEM-Pharma, Maxim worked at the Carnegie Middle East Center where he analyzed business association dynamics in the Middle East. He diversified his experience at ...



Fergus Sweeney
European Medicines Agency (EMA), Head of Compliance & Inspection Patient Health Pro


Wang Tao
Head of Clinical Operations, Genzyme


Steve Thomas
Investigator, GlaxoSmithKline


Jonathan Thomas
Chairman, California Institute for Regnerative Medicine
Thomas as a pre-med student majored in Biology and History at Yale, where he graduated summa cum laude, and earned a PhD in History with a medical focus as a George C. Marshall Scholar at Oxford. He later went back to Yale for a J.D. While there, Thomas retained an involvement with bi...


Jonathan Thomas
Chairman, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Jon Thomas is a Co-Founding Partner at Saybrook Capital (“Saybrook”), an investment banking and private equity firm based in Santa Monica, California. Long interested in the biological sciences, Thomas majored in Biology and History at Yale, where he graduated summa cum laude. A...


James Thompson
Black Belt, Covance
James Thompson is a certified Black Belt supporting the global Process Excellence departments at Covance. Over his career as a Black Belt, Thompson has worked with several large pharmaceutical companies and vendors on projects that provided joint benefits to both organizations. He has...



John Trigg
phaseFour Informatics
John is Founder and Director of phaseFour Informatics, and has over 25 years’ experience working in the field of R&D data, information and knowledge management, including the introduction, development, integration and management of data acquisition systems, Laboratory Information M...


John Trigg
Director, phaseFour Informatics
John Trigg is Founder and Director of phaseFour Informatics, a UK –based consultancy specialising in the Electronic Laboratory Notebook market and laboratory integration. He has over 25 years’ experience working in the field of R&D data, information and knowledge management, includin...


John Trigg
Director, phaseFour Informatics


John Trigg
Director, phaseFour Informatics


John Trigg
Director, phaseFour Informatics


John Trigg
Director, phaseFour Informatics


John Trigg
Director, phaseFour Informatics


John Trigg
Director, phaseFour Informatics


Katya Tsaioun
Chief Scientific Officer, Cyprotex
Dr. Tsaioun is Chief Scientific Officer of Cyprotex and is co-editor of the book “ADMET for Medicinal Chemists”, published by Wiley & Sons in 2011. In 2005 she co-founded Apredica, which Cyprotex acquired in 2010  Both Cyprotex and Apredica are contract research organizations ...


Robert Tungatt
VP CORTEC Group, Marken


Annegret Van der Aa
Clinical Trial Manager, Galapagos NV


Philippe Van der Auwera
Global Head of Safety Risk Management (PDS) & EU QPPV, F.Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd


Frans van der Horst
Stichting Dutch Collaborative Biobank


Kristof Van Emelen
Scientific Director - Partnership Integrator, Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V.


Kristof Vercruysse
Director Clinical Operations, Ablynx
Holds a Master degree in Biomedical Sciences from the Free University of Brussels. After one year of research at the Diabetes Research Center (Free University of Brussels) he decided to move towards the industry. After holding several positions (Medical Representative, (senior)Clin...


Kate Vitasek
University of Tennessee’s Center for Executive Edu
Author, educator and business consultant Kate Vitasek is an internationally recognized innovator in the practice of supply chain management and outsourcing.  Vitasek’s approaches and insights have been widely published in respected over 300 academic and trade journals and five...


Belinda Wagner
Regenerative Medicine Portfolio, Lead, Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center
Dr. Belinda J. Wagner's career in regenerative medicine has a foundation that is broad, diverse, and high-paced. In 1994, she transitioned from molecular and cellular biology research to studying the structure and function of human tissues and organs as faculty and the Assistant Direc...


Belinda Wagner
Regenerative Medicine Portfolio, Lead, Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center
Dr. Belinda J. Wagner's career in regenerative medicine has a foundation that is broad, diverse, and high-paced. In 1994, she transitioned from molecular and cellular biology research to studying the structure and function of human tissues and organs as faculty and the Assistant Direc...


Belinda Wagner
Regenerative Medicine Portfolio, Lead, Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center
Dr. Belinda J. Wagner's career in regenerative medicine has a foundation that is broad, diverse, and high-paced. In 1994, she transitioned from molecular and cellular biology research to studying the structure and function of human tissues and organs as faculty and the Assistant Direc...



Dominic Wall
Chief Scientific Officer, Cell Therapies
Dominic Wall has been directly involved in cell therapy manufacturing since the 1990’s and is currently the Chief Scientific Officer of Cell Therapies Pty Ltd as well as being the the operations director of the cell therapy services (and pathology services) at a comprehensive cancer ...


Chih-Hwa Wallace Lin
Senior Researcher, Director, Division of Resource Development, Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE)


Bryan C. Webb
CEO/President, Norton Scientific
Bryan C Webb, P. Eng.: CEO/President of Norton Scientific Inc. Summary of Professional Experience Chair, Niagara Industrial Association Owned/operated a technical marketing consulting company 30+ years of technical product marketing/sales of automated tes...


Jon Wetzel
Lean For Everyone
Jon Wetzel, is the Chief Operating Officer for FoundationBio and the founder and lead contributor of the blog “Lean for Everyone”  where he posts about servant leadership and the uses of lean concepts in business and everyday life.  Jon has 18 years worth o...


Joost Wiebenga
Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Office, Tyco International
Joost Wiebenga is the General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer Europe of Tyco International, #192 on the 2008 Fortune Global 500 ranking of world’s largest corporations. Joost operates as in-house lawyer since 1975 and was previously employed by the Ministry of Justice (Surinam),...


Mark Wigglesworth
Manager, Sample Management Technologies, GlaxoSmithKline
Mark Wigglesworth was awarded his Ph.D in 2001 for work conducted on the forced molecular evolution of G protein-coupled receptors for biotechnological application. This was at the University of Leeds within the laboratory of Professor Findlay. Following this he joined GlaxoSmithKline...


Becky Wilcox
Becky Wilcox is a freelance writer that loves to learn about a number including technology, education, and careers.


Shirley Williams
Principal Consultant and Owner, Social Media Pearls
Shirley William's professional career spans Biotechnology, Brand & Generic Pharmaceuticals,  IBM Business Consulting Services, Healthcare and now Social Media. She is a certified practitioner and professional in Change Management (Prosci), Project Management (PM...


Claire Willsher
Manager for Analytical Preformulation, LifeCycle Pharma


Helen Winsor
Editor in Chief, Legal IQ, IQPC


David Wolton
VP Manufacturing, CMC Biologics


Jack Wong
Director, Regulatory Affairs, Johnson and Johnson Medical


Ken Wong
Deputy Director, Sanofi Pasteur


Bruce Xue
Biostatistical Manager, Medical Affairs Department, Xian-Janssen Pharmaceutical


Guang Yang
Associate Director New Products Development, GlaxoSmithKline R&D China
Dr. Yang has been in the pharmaceutical industry for nearly 15 years. He specializes in small molecule drug target validation and assay technology development. He has successfully led multiple discovery programs from target selection to candidate compound identification and validat...


Alexander Yule
Principal, Alexander Yule Consulting
An independent licensing and commercial support professional with over 20 years’ experience at senior level within life science and pharmaceutical companies (UK. Scandinavia and North America) across a range of product categories (including oncology, CNS, urology, vaccines and infe...


Dr Manuel Zahn
Managing Director, 3R Pharma Consulting


Dr Manuel Zahn
Managing Director, 3R Pharma Consulting


Dr Manuel Zahn
Managing Director, 3R Pharma Consulting


Dr Manuel Zahn
Managing Director, 3R Pharma Consulting


Dr Manuel Zahn
Managing Director, 3R Pharma Consulting


Maximiliano Zaragoza-Sundqvist
Senior Research Scientist, AstraZeneca
Max started working in the Compound Management group at AstraZeneca R&D Mölndal in 2000 and has since then been involved in numerous acquisitions and implementations of automated systems. After a two year long excursion into the land of physical quality of compounds he returned to co...


Manli Zheng
Senior Group Leader, Scientific Informatics and Automation, Abbott
Manli is a Senior ELN Group Leader at Abbott. She has led project teams deploying chemistry and biology ELN global solutions in Abbott Discovery and Development Science for the past five years. Her latest endeavour in 2010 was to deploy ELN to external partners. Manli joined Abbott in...


Jesus Zurdo
Head of Innovation, Biopharmaceutical Development, Lonza Biologics
Currently Head of Innovation for the biopharma development division at Lonza, with a particular focus on disruptive technologies for bioprocessing, and more effective approaches to biopharmaceutical early development. Prior to this Jesús was Head of Lonza’s Advanced Protein ...




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