Kendal Pitt

Senior Technical Director in Pharma Supply Chain

GlaxoSmithKline

Biography

Kendal Pitt, Ph.D (London University), B.Pharm (University of Nottingham), is a Senior  Technical Director in Pharma Supply Chain for GlaxoSmithKline based at Ware, UK.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (FRPharmS) and a Fellow of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (FAPS). Kendal has worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry for over 30 years, with Wellcome Foundation Ltd., Roche Pharmaceuticals and more recently for Merck.  He has headed groups in both the United States and Great Britain and has led project teams responsible for the successful filing and launch of both tablets and freeze-dried oral dosage forms.   Primary research interests are in powder compaction, powder flow and granulation process optimisation, including the use of compaction simulators in tablet and capsule product development.  He has additionally published in the areas of formulation and design for nasal delivery of pharmaceuticals and on statistical design of experiments, and has co-authored chapters on formulation, tabletting and on strength testing.

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