Nick Smith

Site Director, Charles River Laboratories

Nick is the Site Director at the Charles River Alderley Park site which is being established for the contract manufacture of plasmid pDNA for early stage clinical applications. Prior to taking up this role Nick was the associated director of operations at Cobra Biologics and was responsible for the contract manufacture and delivery of GMP Cell and Gene Therapy products from the Keele facility. He has over thirty years experience working in the Pharma industry for many organisations directly or as a consultant. His experience covers small molecule API, finished products, biologics production and the design build, qualification and programme management of new or modified facilities and processes.