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.