David Lowndes

Senior Vice President, Head Small Molecule Operating Unit

Shire Pharmaceuticals

David joined Shire in Feb 2011 as Vice President for Supply Chain Strategy and Product Commercialization in the Specialty Pharmaceuticals Division and was promoted to Senior Vice President Global Supply Chain and Quality in June of the same year. Since then he has headed up the Supply Chain organization for the consolidated Shire and since April 2016 has been Head of the Small Molecules Operating Unit.

Previously David has worked for Ciba-Geigy, SPIMACO, Rhone Poulenc Rorer, Eli Lilly and Genzyme and has over 33 years of experience covering both Pharmaceutical and Biotech Manufacturing and Supply gained in Europe, Middle East, Japan and the USA.

David has a degree in Pharmacy from the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology. He is on the Strategic Committee of the FDA Xavier Pharmalink Conference, is a member of the faculty of Supply Chain Management World and their Future of Health Care Board.