Life Sciences

Tina Amini

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Dr. Tina Amini, a pharmacist with PhD in Pharmaceutics, is Director of Medical Device Division at NDA Group. She has over 30 years experience in Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. She previously held the positions of Head of Notified Body and...

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...

Justin Bailey

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Elizabeth Baker

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Elizabeth is Group Manager, Licensing Group 1 and Drug/Device Enquiries, MHRA. The unit has responsibility for advising on the drug/device borderline, advising on regulatory aspects of drug/device combinations, and undertaking the assessment of...

George Barrie

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George Barrie is a Consultant to the Pharmaceutical Packaging Industry. Until recently he was with Actavis where his role was to bring all elements of packaging design, regulatory requirements and production together and explore design-led...

Glyn Belcher

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Dr Glyn Belcher has over 25 years experience in clinical development and drug safety in the pharmaceutical industry. He qualified in medicine from Oxford and Cambridge and received his PhD in neuropharmacology from the latter university. After a...

Janette Benaddi

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Janette Benaddi is a business mentor, international speaker/trainer and consultant to the medical device industry. Janette has over 25 years’ experience of managing pre and post market clinical studies in both devices and pharmaceuticals....

Michael Benninger

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Gregory Berman

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Gregory is Head of the Medical Group at Kinneir Dufort, an award-winning research, innovation, design and product development company, with over 30 years’ experience helping companies discover, create, develop and realise tangible new products,...

Maikel Bouman

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Maikel Bouman works as a Senior Regulatory Operations Manager at Qdossier and in his role he has a strong focus on managing Regulatory Operations, coordination, and development of staff; planning and coordination of projects, including regulatory...

Julian Braidwood

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Julian Braidwood qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon and worked in mixed practices before spending fifteen years in R&D and Regulatory departments of five leading Animal Health companies. Julian has managed clinical trials and regulatory groups,...

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, and MSc...

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...

Joan Castelló Latorre

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Joan Castelló is as a regulatory consultant for the food and animal health industry since 2018. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry (Lindenwood University, USA), specialising in biochemistry. Joan gained experience in food chain safety...

Alan Chalmers

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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...

Jasbir Chohan

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Philip Clay

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Philip Clay is Director and principal toxicologist with Chorley Consulting. He is a UK and European registered toxicologist and specialises in product safety assessment with over 30 years’ experience in toxicology and safety assessment. He is a...

Koen Cobbaert

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Koen Cobbaert works part-time for Philips as a quality, regulatory and standards expert. Koen specializes in health software and views tech regulations through the computational lens. He enjoys giving training and lectures and thrives on solving...

Nancy Consterdine

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Nancy Consterdine is a joint director in her 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,

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...

Tamsin Dawson

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Dr Tamsin Dawson has worked in animal health product development and registration since 2005, having started her career in industry in an analytical method development & validation role. Her current project manager position at the consultancy...

Ian Douglas

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Professor Ian Douglas is an epidemiologist, currently funded by an MRC Methodology Fellowship. He initially studied physiology and completed a PhD in Manchester. Since then he has spent several years at the UK Medicines & Healthcare Products...

Barry Drees

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Dr Barry Drees has a PhD in molecular biology and he is an experienced trainer of medical writers today. He graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara and the University of California San Francisco (USA), was president of the...

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...

Nathy Feely

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Joanne Flitcroft

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Joanne 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 2016, a...

Ben Forbes

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Ben Forbes is a Professor of Pharmaceutics at King’s College London. He is currently the Head of the Pharmaceutics Teaching Section and the Drug Delivery Research Group of the Pharmaceutical Science Division. He has a B.Pharm from King’s...

Anders Fuglsang

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Shelley Gandhi

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Shelley is currently using her regulatory experience to work with the pharmaceutical industry to ensure they implement the new pharmacovigilance legislation. Shelley is part of the NDA Group AB and previously was with the MHRA (UK Regulatory...

Tom Grinnan

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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 the Head of Science and Technology at Sobi AG, based in Geneva, Switzerland. Adrian has extensive experience in generating mammalian cell lines suitable for the GMP production of biologics and is extensively involved in the...

Tony Harper

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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...

Mike Holroyd

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Mike Holroyd is Senior Director with responsibility for the design, development and scale-up of inhalation devices within the Mylan Global Respiratory Group. He has an MA in Engineering from St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge. He started his...

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...

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 32 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...

Janine Ingleby

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Janine Ingleby is a Senior Safety Assessor with Chorley Consulting. She holds a MSc in Global aquatic biodiversity and a BSc in Molecular biology and biotechnology, both from the University of Hull. She has over 10 years of regulatory and product...

Salma Ismail

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Suzanne Ivory

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Seema Jaitly

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Dr Seema Jaitly qualified in Medicine from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1992 and worked in hospital medicine for four years. She has worked in the pharma industry for over 18 years at CROs and companies spanning clinical...

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...

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...

Brian Kelly

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Michelle Kelly

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Zuzanna Kwade

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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...

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...

Jan MacDonald

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Elinor McCartney

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Dr Elinor McCartney established Pen & Tec Consulting in 2000, coinciding with publication of the EU white paper on food safety, and dedicated to providing specialist services in new product development and registration of feed additives in...

Dieter Moessner

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Helen Muirhead

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Helen Muirhead is now an independent Respiratory Medicine Expert, acting as a consultant after 30 years with GSK in both R&D and Manufacturing. Helen is also involved in teaching at Universities and supports Lung Disease charities. In GSK, Helen...

Ray Munden

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Dr Raymond Munden has over 40 years’ experience in pharmaceutical research and development and was formerly Head, Analytical Services Europe for GlaxoSmithKline. He has led project teams that developed many new chemical entities and their...

Mel Munro

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Dr Mel Munro has worked as a consultant in veterinary medicinal product development and registration since 2002. She provides regulatory advice on all areas of VMP development taking ideas for veterinary medicines from proof of concept right...

Makram Nehme

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Peter O'Callaghan

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Peter O’Callaghan holds BSc and PhD degrees in Genetics from Newcastle University. Since graduation he has gained over 10 years’experience in biotechnology research and development in academia and industry, during which time he co-authored...

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...

John Parkinson

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John Parkinson is a Data and Pharmaco-epidemiology Consultant. He previously worked as Director of the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) at the MHRA, which developed out of the General Practice Research Database (GPRD) and NIHR Research...

Laura Payo Lewis

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Laura Payo Lewis is a regulatory consultant for the food and animal health industry. She has a masters in biotechnology from the University of Salamanca, and interned in the cell culture quality control department of Intervet/Schering-Plough...

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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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...

Alain Regard

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David Richardson

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William Richardson

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Bill Richardson is a Medical Assessor at NDA Group. He initially qualified in medicine and trained as an anaesthetist, before moving to the Pharmaceutical Industry, working for 15 years in Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, and...

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...

Regina Scherließ

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Prof. Dr. Regina Scherließ (*1979) is a professor for Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, director of the section Pharmacy and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutics at Kiel University, Germany. As such she leads the research unit in...

Saad Shakir

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Saad Shakir is Director of the Drug Safety Research Unit. After qualifying and working in Medicine he has been working in pharmacovigilance & pharmacoepidemiology for more than a decade, initially at the Medicines Control Agency (MCA) in the UK...

Jag Shur

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Paul Sim

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Paul Sim, Regulatory Affairs Manager, BSi Group. Paul has worked in the healthcare industry for 34 years and is currently Project Managing BSI’s implementation of EU Commission Recommendation 2013/473/EU dealing with Unannounced Audits. Joining...

Kristi Smedley

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Kate Smith

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Kate Smith is currently Principal Scientist, Development Services, at BioReliance, UK, part of the Merck Group. In this position she is reponsible for providing technical supprt to both colleagues adn clients on the deign, execution and...

Julie Suman

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Dr. Julie D. Suman, R.Ph., Ph.D., is a co-founder and President of Next Breath, LLC, an incubator company located at the UMBC Technology Center. Next Breath, which incorporated in April 2002, is a contract research organisation dedicated to the...

Alison Sykes

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Alison Sykes is Director Physico-Chem Analytics, for Fresenius-Kabi, SwissBio Sim, a post she took up in 2017. She was formerly a Director within the Biosimilar Unit of Merch Serono and Biosimilar Technical Director within Analytical Services at...

Patrik Thoma

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Marie-Pascale Tiberghien

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Marie-Pascale qualified from Lyon Veterinary School, France. She holds an MSc in Applied Statistics from Sheffield Hallam University, 1997. She has worked in the veterinary pharmaceutical industry for most of her career, in Britain, France and...

Jeremy Tinkler

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Hans van Bruggen

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Hans van Bruggen is CEO of and Senior Regulatory Affairs Scientist at Qdossier. He holds an MSc. in Pharmaceutical Medicine from the University of Surrey (UK) and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 35 years, primarily at...

Marloes van der Geer

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Marloes van der Geer works as senior regulatory affairs scientist at Qdossier. Marloes holds a master in Life Sciences (Drug Innovation) from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. For nine years she held several positions at Hoffmann-la...

Penny Viner

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James Visanji

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James holds a PhD in Medicine from the University of Manchester, Masters in Clinical Genetics from the University of Sheffield, Chartered Linguist status from the Chartered Institute of Linguists, and the European Medical Writers Association Nick...

Allan Watkinson

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Philip Webber

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Dr. Philip Webber obtained his first degree from Cambridge University, UK (Natural Sciences, Genetics) and then carried out research on the regulation of brain-specific genes at Warwick University, UK, where he obtained his PhD. He qualified as a...

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,...