Jon-Paul Sherlock

Head of Innovative Manufacturing Technology, AstraZeneca

I lead Technology Strategy and Process Engineering for AstraZeneca Operations, with responsibility for the implementation of manufacturing technologies that improve quality and process robustness, improve supply chain agility and reduce cost. I am a chemical engineer and joined AstraZeneca after completing a PhD. Prior to my current role, I led the development of innovative digital health solutions for emerging and established respiratory medicines. Before that I held senior roles in chemical, analytical and product development, supporting multiple therapeutic areas and all clinical phases including commercialisation. I am passionate about innovation and founded significant collaborations between industry and academia in the areas of formulation and physical processing, advanced manufacturing technologies and future pharmaceutical supply chains.

CPI's Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (MMIC) and the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS)

21 September 2023, GLASGOW