Device & Packaging Design Director
Gregor Anderson is Device and Packaging Design Director at GSK: based at Ware, UK. He has a B.Sc. in Industrial Design and a M.Sc. in Polymer Science and Engineering.
After completing a Postgraduate in Marketing for Heriot Watt University in 1986 he worked for Smiths Industries Medical Systems as device designer. This position involved him partnering closely with surgeons and anesthetists to develop products such as specialist tracheotomy systems and single use surgical equipment. In 1989 he joined the Device Development Unit, Inhaled Products, Glaxo R&D, as Senior Designer. He worked on the design and development of various device platforms including: Diskus, auto-injectors and dose counters. In 2009 Greg moved to Global Manufacturing to head up the Technical Packaging Group. More recently he has focused on supporting the launches of the Ellipta Inhaler, respiratory training devices and also researching and preparing GSK’s respiratory and packaging strategy for Emerging Markets including Sub Sahara Africa. He holds over 40 patents and has expertise in patient centric design and has presented papers on this topic globally.