Kevin Hughes

Colorcon

Biography

Kevin has been with Colorcon for over 15 years where he has been the Technical Expert in film coating, immediate release excipients and extended release excipients. Kevin is now Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Manager for Colorcon and is responsible for the EMEA region, providing regulatory support to customers in both the pharmaceutical and food industries, monitoring any regulatory changes, industry initiatives and is closely involved with the IPEC Quality and Regulatory Affairs Committee. Kevin is also responsible for Quality at the Dartford site, and hosting of all customer and certification audits as well as conducting supplier audits as an IRCA qualified Lead Auditor.

As subject matter expert Kevin is responsible for the paediatric initiatives within Colorcon and to update the organization about paediatric regulations, guidelines and the industry perspective.

Kevin is on the board of IPEC, actively participates in the IPEC Quality and Regulatory Affairs committee and also represents IPEC on the board of EUPFI (European Pediatrics Formulation Initiative.

Prior to joining Colorcon Kevin spent 5 years at Boots Healthcare Development, where he was Team Leader developing solid oral dosage forms for Boots Pharmacies.

Kevin graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Food Science from Nottingham University in 1994. He has been involved in the pharmaceutical industry for 20 years. Over this time he has built up a strong level of expertise in the development and manufacture of solid oral dosage forms.

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