Site Quality Operations Lead
Andy has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over 25 years, with experiences ranging from commercial production of “steriles” through to clinical trials material manufacture; working through various roles in both quality and production environments.
The majority of Andy’s career has been within the QC and QA arena where he has lead several projects concerned with Quality Management System enhancements, vendor management and operational continuous improvement in quality performance. Andy is a strong advocate of the importance of and intuitive use of data to further strengthen routine performance and compliance.
Andy completed his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Nottingham University in 1994, and has since worked at several major pharma companies, including Boehringer Ingelheim and Abbott Laboratories. Currently, Andy is the Site Quality Operations Lead at the Pfizer Sandwich site supporting clinic trial material supply across the globe.
Andy was a Qualified Person assessor for 10 years, and was Chair of the RSC assessor group. Over his career he has also been an active participant with RQA, ISPE and other professional organisations supporting the pharmaceutical industry.