Life Sciences

John E. Harrison

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Professor John Harrison is an acknowledged cognition expert whose principal professional interest is in helping people understand, maintain, and enhance their cognitive skills. He is Chief Scientific Officer at Scottish Brain Sciences where he...

Suzanne Aldington

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Robert Alvarez

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After completing his degree in molecular biology at the University of Reading, Robert Alvarez has been at Lonza Biologics for 17 years, of which 14 were spent working in the product stability group and 2 as Head of Business Planning and...

Tina Amini

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Dr. Tina Amini, a pharmacist with PhD in Pharmaceutics. She has over 30 years experience in Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. She previously held the positions of Head of Notified Body and Senior Technical Specialist at LRQA Notified Body and...

Rachel Anderson

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Rachel is a University of Aberdeen graduate with an honours degree in Pharmacology and a Masters degree in Drug Discovery and Development.  Post-degree, Rachel joined Charles River Laboratories, Edinburgh as a Scientist in GLP Animal Health...

Stuart Angell

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Stuart Angell is a joint director in his own consultancy specialising in global regulatory affairs strategy and compliance for in vitro diagnostics and medical devices focusing on the transition to the new IVD/Medical Device Regulations, MDSAP...

Janette Benaddi

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Janette Benaddi is an Independent Consultant and previously the Director of Clinical & Consulting Europe for NAMSA. NAMSA is a global Medical Research Organization offering a breadth of services form preclinical to post market activities...

Laura Brown

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Dr Laura Brown MBA, BSc (Biochemistry), BSc (Psychology), PhD, Diploma in Clinical Science, FICR, is a Pharmaceutical Management and Training Consultant, Course Director for the MSc in Clinical Research at the University of Cardiff. She has more...

Gemma Budd

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Will Burton

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Will Burton, Director of Russell Square Quality Representatives (RSQR) Ltd, is engaged in providing a range of consultancy and training services to the international medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry sectors. Prior to...

Annette Callaghan

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A quality management professional, chartered biologist and member of the Royal Society of Biology, with over 35 years’ experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and food industries. Extensive knowledge of quality and...

Alan Chalmers

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Dr Alan Chalmers is a pharmacist with over 35 industrial experiences mainly in the field of pharmaceutical regulatory affairs. A graduate of Strathclyde University in Glasgow with a B.Sc. in Pharmacy with specialisation in Pharmaceutical...

Dale Charlton

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Dale Charlton is a Freelance Consultant for automation and fill / finish. Dale has spent a lifelong career in Life Sciences and Biotechnology encompassing both the academic and industrial sectors. Dale worked in a technical capacity in basic R&D...

Koen Cobbaert

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Koen Cobbaert works for Philips as a quality, regulatory, and standards expert. Through trade associations COCIR and DITTA, he represents the industry at the European Commission and the IMDRF on matters related to software and artificial...

Bruce Davis

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Bruce Davis runs his own training/consultancy company for science and risk based approaches to Engineering and Process Validation (PV), Quality by Design (QbD), Technology Transfer (TT), Quality Risk Management and other related topics. He has...

Param Dayal

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Drug Safety Manager at Pharma To Market Mr. Param Dayal is a qualified Microbiologist with Master’s degree in Microbiology and a certified MedDRA coder. For the last 15 years, Param has worked on a variety of pharmacovigilance projects with...

Monica Dressler-Meyer

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Mónica Dressler-Meyer is DRA Manager based in Switzerland with many years of regulatory experience. She has spent many years in DRA working with different pharmaceutical companies with responsibility for Asia Pacific and lately also for...

Mustafa Edik

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Mustafa Edik is an Independent GMP Consultant and Auditor.   After graduating as a Chemist from university, Mustafa began his 25 year plus career as a Laboratory Supervisor at Bayer, a German Pharmaceutical Company. After 15 years of working as...

Craig Evans

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David Farrow

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Marc Feary

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Marc Feary is Principal Scientist at Lonza. He has greater than 15 years’ experience in biopharmaceutical development and bioproduction, having held R&D and commercially-focused roles at Lonza Biologics facilities in Slough and Cambridge (UK). ...

Richard Featherstone

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Richard Featherstone is Research Director, Human Factors Research & Design, Emergo by UL, and previously Managing Director of Medical Device Usability Limited, a specialist human factors consultancy that works exclusively with new and emerging...

Joanne Flitcroft

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Joanne Flitcroft is a qualified solicitor with over 22 years’ experience. She trained in the City of London and later specialised in pharmacovigilance as part of a FTSE 100 pharmaceutical company’s global legal team. Joanne founded Opallios in...

Barbara Grossman

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Barbara is a Biochemist and a Medical Writer, Editor and Teacher by profession, with 20+ years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Barbara has started her own medical writing and consultancy business (Hawkeye Medical Limited) and built...

Adrian Haines

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Dr Adrian Haines is a Senior Process Manager within MSAT at Sobi (Swedish Orphan Biovitrum). Adrian has extensive experience in generating mammalian cell lines suitable for the GMP production of biologics and is extensively involved in the...

Susanne Hall

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Susanne Hall began her career in 1990 at Dr. Karl Thomae in Biberach as Head of PackagingTechnology. In 1993, she joined Vetter’s Research and Development department as Head ofPackaging Material Incoming Control and in 2008 was named Team Leader...

Anna Harrington-Morozova

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Anna Harrington-Morozova is a regulatory, drug development and external relations professional with over 20 years’ experience gained working in a Regulatory Authority, academia and industry. Anna graduated in Russia as a pharmacist. After...

Heba Hashem

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Heba has been working with Regulatory Affairs in the Middle East for more than 25 years. She has a Pharmaceutical and Business background being a graduate of the Faculty of Pharmacy (Cairo University), RAC certified in addition to an MBA at...

Andrew Hewitt

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Dr Andrew Hewitt is a veterinarian with over 14 years of experience in Veterinary Medicinal Product development in a clinical and regulatory capacity. In his current position as Senior Advisor for Veterinary Product Development at knoell, Andrew...

Rhydian Howells

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Rhydian Howells, associate director of regulatory affairs at Diamond Pharma services a Propharma group company. 20 years’ experience in the industry, 10 years at a large contract manufacturer developing manufacturing processes and analytical...

Graham Howieson

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Graham Howieson is a pharmaceutical business development consultant, inventor and entrepreneur. He is a highly experienced  and competent leader, with an International pedigree covering UK, EU, USA and Asia. An industry pioneer with a forward...

David Howlett

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In 2003 David established PharmaDelivery Solutions Ltd as a specialised consultancy service in the field of drug delivery combination products (especially respiratory) device technology. This has led to involvement in projects with focus in...

Jonathan Hughes

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Jonathan Hughes, Ph.D., FTOPRA, has over 35 years of worldwide regulatory and clinical affairs experience across medical devices, drug / biologic – device combination products and in-vitro diagnostics. He has worked with medical device and...

Salma Ismail

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Salma Ismail is the CEO of Twinz Regulatory Affairs Pharmacist Consultants based in South Africa. Salma has over 25 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry and in Regulatory Affairs, which includes understanding of legislation,...

Theresa Jeary

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Theresa Jeary holds a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Science and is eligible to be a Pharmaceutical Qualified Person. Theresa has over 25 years’ experience working in both the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries and has worked in a...

David Jefferys

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Dr David Jefferys is Senior Vice President for Global Regulatory, Government Relations, Public Affairs and Patient Safety (EMEA, Russia and Australasia) at Eisai. After qualifying, he worked in clinical and academic medicine before spending 20...

Roger Joby

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Roger Joby:  Director 1to1to1 Project Management Consultancy and Visiting Research Fellow Liverpool JM University An international pharmaceutical project management consultant and educator with over 40 years’ experience, principally for Clinical...

Bi Jun

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Bi Jun is a pharmaceutical expert with more than 10 years of experience in health product development and registration in China. Currently in Knoell Shanghai, he is mainly responsible for regulatory support and the registration of pharmaceutical...

Anne Jury

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Adrian Keene

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Adrian Keene is Director, Product Development Strategy at NAMSA, where he utilises his broad experience of changing EU medical device regulatory requirements to support clients worldwide. He was previously Head of Notified Body for the UK...

Ben Kokx

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Ben Kokx joined Philips in 2001 as a software designer. He quickly moved into a new role as a product security and privacy officer and worked as such in several business and market positions. As Director Product Security within the central...

Zuzanna Kwade

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Zuzanna Kwade is Software Clinical Evaluation Lead at Dedalus Healthcare. Zuzanna holds a PhD in Biochemistry and has 15 years of experience in clinical and medical research. She is the co-author of several white papers on regulatory aspects of...

Graeme Ladds

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Graeme Ladds, Director of PharSafer, has over 30 years’ experience working in the pharmaceutical industry. Having started his career at Ashbourne Pharmaceuticals in 1989 as Head of Drug Safety & Medical Information, he went on to become Head of...

Stephen Lee

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Norah Lightowler

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Norah Lightowler is a partner in Lightowler Associates, an independent consultancy offering regulatory advice and support to pharmaceutical companies in or proposing to enter the European market for human pharmaceuticals. They are in their twenty...

Peter A. Lowe

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After a Ph.D and postdoctoral positions in the UK and USA in protein biochemistry Peter joined Celltech (now part of UCB Pharma). There he was involved in biologics discovery. His next relevant position was with Roche where he became a senior...

Siew Man Phang

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Ms. Siew Man Phang is a registered pharmacist in Malaysia, brings over 7 years ofpharmacovigilance and regulatory expertise. She has served as QPPV for multinationalpharmaceutical, generic, and distributor companies, gaining diverse experience...

Bob McDowall

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Bob McDowall is an analytical chemist with over 50 years’ experience including 15 years working in the pharmaceutical industry and over 30 years’ working for the industry as a consultant.  Bob has been involved with the validation of computerised...

Mardon McFarlane

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Mardon McFarlane is a co-founder of a consultancy, Taxo Bioscience, that specialises in supporting pre-clinical and clinical stage biotech companies, by ensuring they make the correct, impactful decisions early in their journey to bring...

Mel Munro

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Dr Mel Munro has worked as a consultant in veterinary medicinal product development and registration for over 20 years. She provides regulatory advice on all areas of biologicals product development taking client projects from proof of concept...

Farah Nadeem

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Makram Nehme

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Makram Nehme is a Regional Regulatory Consultant having relevant experience with multiple multinationals including Parexel international, based in Lebanon. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry...

Cormac O'Prey

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Cormac O'Prey is Principal and Director in the Kestrel Consultancy Group. He has experience in effective Business Development, Project Management and Product Development, with proven innovation capability. As part of the Kestrel...

Declan O'Rourke

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Declan O’Rourke has over 20 years’ experience in industry where he has held technical, marketing, product development, clinical development, production and pharmacovigilance roles.He is a veterinary surgeon, holds a Diploma in Marketing, a...

Adekunle Onadipe

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Dr Adekunle Onadipe is an Associate Research Fellow in Bioprocess R&D, Cell Line Development at Pfizer Inc. USA. He leads a group of scientists responsible for the construction, development and characterization of mammalian and microbial cell...

Paul Palmer

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Paul R Palmer is a Director / Pharmaceutical Consultant and a practicing EU / UK Qualified Person. He has over 35 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry in the development, manufacture and supply of medicinal products and medical...

Dave Parry

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David Parry is a chemist with over 14 years of experience in in veterinary medicinal product development and registration. In his current position as CMC team leader at knoell, David works with manufacturers in developing formulations and the...

Karen Pearson

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Chris Penfold

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Chris Penfold is an experienced Freelance Packaging Development Specialist and Consultant; a self-motivated, achievement oriented, confident and creative leader with a proven track record in general and technical management. He is a packaging...

David Petrick

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Dr David Petrick has over 30 years’ experience in bringing novel animal health products to the marketplace. During his professional career he has worked in Regulatory Affairs and Product Development for both American Cyanamid Company and...

John Price

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Dr John Price is a physician consultant in pharmacovigilance and regulatory affairs, working with several small biotechnology companies in North East USA planning submissions for marketing approval of oncology, haematology, renal and orphan...

Ilona Putz

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Ilona Putz is the founder and General Manager of PULONA Emerging Markets based in the UAE since 2008. Her company is dedicated to creating and developing tailor-made business concepts including regulatory consultancy for international...

Andreas Rothmund

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Dr. Andreas Rothmund is Qualified Person (retd) at Vetter Pharma-Fertigung in Ravensburg, Germany, an independent contract manufacturer specialised in the aseptic production of pre-filled application systems. He started his industrial career in...

Belkys Ruiz

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Pharmaceutical Chemist graduated from Universidad Central de Venezuela, with more than 15 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry and solid knowledge in the life cycle of medicines. Proficient in the different categories and types of...

Ian Sealey

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Ian Sealey graduated with a BEng (Hons) in Medical Engineering in 2003 and, after a taking a year out to study for a Graduate Diploma in Law, held health-related engineering and policy roles in the private sector, local government, and the...

Lucas Silva

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Sue Spencer

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Shaun Stapleton

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Julie Suman

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Dr. Julie D. Suman is the Vice President of Scientific Affairs for Aptar Pharma. She manages strategic scientific planning and Aptar’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Suman is also the co-founder of Next Breath. She holds a B.S. in Pharmacy from...

Donna Taylor

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Donna is a University of Birmingham graduate with an honours degree in Biochemistry that included an industrial placement year at Celltech R&D, Slough (now UCB). Post-degree, Donna returned to Celltech as a Downstream Process Development...

Greg Thay

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Greg Thay is the founder and principle human factors consultant at THAY Medical, and has over twenty years’ experience in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. He has worked in many therapy areas (orthopaedics, infusion therapy,...

Raphael Tian

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Pharmacovigilance Manager at Accestra Consulting Mr. Raphael Tian is a seasoned pharmacovigilance Manager at Accestra Consulting, with extensive experience in top global pharmaceutical companies and a focus on the Chinese market. With hands-on...

Philip Webber

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After obtaining a degree in Natural Sciences (Genetics) from Cambridge University (UK) and a PhD in molecular biology from Warwick University (UK), Philip joined Dehns in 1992. He is a qualified UK and European patent attorney, and a partner in...

Jenny Webster

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Jenny Webster began her role as Monitor of Veterinary Clinical Studies in 2013. Prior to that she was a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) working in clinical practice in the UK. Jenny has actively monitored a range of GCPv studies in companion...

Andrew Willis

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Andrew Willis is an independent consultant providing expert advice and training on global regulatory solutions and pharmaceutical development. Previously, he worked for Catalent Pharma Solutions as VP Regulatory Affairs & Consulting Services,...

Paula Wittels

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Key positions held in career Programme Director Translucency Ltd Director of Operations Quintiles Consulting, specialising in medical device reimbursement Marketing Director Howmedica International (at the time a Pfizer company) manufacturing...

Helen Ye

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RA & PV Director at Accestra Consulting  Ms. Ye has been dedicated to regulatory affairs consulting for 15 years with a Pharmacy degree from Zhejiang University, China.  She is experienced in regulatory compliance of China market access &...

Marylene Zhan

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Senior consultant at Accestra Consulting Ms. Marylene Zhan is a senior consultant at Accestra Consulting with extensive experience in pharmacovigilance and regulatory affairs, with a Master's Degree from the Zhongnan University of Economics and...