Speaker Group: Speaker

Dr Hazel Garvie-Cook

Hazel Garvie-Cook MPhys PhD has been working in the Raman applications group at Renishaw plc for three years. With over six years of experience in Raman research, she now works on advancing Raman analysis in multiple fields, including pharmaceutical materials and formulations. Hazel received her MPhys degree in Physics from Durham University in 2011 and… Read more »

James Steptoe

James has worked for Veolia Water Technologies since January 2017, his role as Business Development Manager covers the pharmaceutical and cosmetic markets in England & Wales. He is responsible for sales within both markets and the building and execution of their business plans. Before working for Veolia, James was responsible for the UK distribution of… Read more »

Lisa Burns

Lisa Burns has over 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Lisa joined Custom Pharma Services in 2015 as the Senior Clinical Analyst and became Clinical Development Manager in 2017. Lisa started her career in analytical development with Quintiles near Edinburgh, continuing there for 7 years through the takeover to Aptuit and then joined… Read more »

Dr Alison Messom

A molecular geneticist by training, Dr. Alison Messom has nearly 20 years of industry experience, working both within Pharmaceutical Companies and Clinical Research Organisations and is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the ICR. With detailed experience of directing global clinical trials, Dr. Messom has worn many different hats during her career…. Read more »

Steve Moss

  Steve Moss is External Supply Quality Director, Europe for GlaxoSmithKline managing the quality aspects of GSK’s pharmaceutical manufacturing contractors in the EU. He has worked for GSK for over 22 years and prior to this held a variety of roles in the chemical industry.  Steve is the chairman of the Chartered Quality Institute’s Pharmaceutical Quality… Read more »

Olaf Pobantz

Olaf originally trained as a car mechanic, then studied process engineering at FH Fresenius, with the thesis:  “Alternative synthesis of a black iron oxid pigment”. He has worked for 10 years in research and development and application work for a famous Iron Oxide manufacturer, and for 19 years as application technologist for various filmcoating materials manufacturers.  

Philippa King-Smith

Philippa has been working in the pharmaceutical industry for 15 years.  With a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, she was working initially as a project design engineer for process equipment and high containment products and since 2014, as the UK account manager for Ardmac Cleanroom Construction. Ardmac specialise in the construction… Read more »

Matthew Burton

Matthew Burton is currently the Technical Manager, and a senior-level consultant, at the technical consultancy, JensonR+ Limited. He has broad experience gained from more than 21 years of working with medicines, medical devices and borderlines. Matthew’s experience includes auditing (ISO/GxP), due diligence, gap analysis and providing strategic advice to JensonR+ clients. He also authors technical… Read more »

Lynne Byers

Lynne Byers has over 35 years’ experience in manufacturing management and QA of a wide range of sterile and non-sterile dosage forms, and is fully conversant with current EU and FDA GMP regulations and requirements. She has extensive experience in international QA auditing of a wide range of pharmaceutical manufacturers who are suppliers to the… Read more »

Dr Helen Meese

Helen is an Electro-Mechanical Power Engineer with over 20 years of experience in both academia and industry. Her academic career was spent at Loughborough University researching turbocharger performance and electrical defence systems for armoured vehicles. Her industrial career was in the defence industry managing projects on euro-fighter typhoon, submarine systems and naval vessels. Helen began… Read more »