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The Team at Inspired Pharma

Short Bio's of the people involved delivering our training courses and consultancy services
Dominic Parry

Dominic Parry

Dominic Parry has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1992 and is a leading pharmaceutical quality management specialist. He worked for 4 years at Evans Medical Limited (now Novartis Vaccines) as a Production Development Scientist. He then moved to Hoechst Marion Roussel (now Patheon, UK), where he worked for 4 years as a Quality Assurance Officer and then Validation Manager for the sterile manufacturing operations.

Over the past 15 years, he has worked as a leading pharmaceutical GMP trainer and Quality Management System specialist. He works closely with pharmaceutical companies and their suppliers on evaluating, developing and continually improving their quality systems.

He is generally recognised as one of the leading GMP trainers in the UK and brings an enormous amount of interest, enthusiasm and fun into the training he presents. He is Managing Director of Inspired Pharma Training Ltd.

Peter Lavis

Peter Lavis

Peter is arguably the finest Quality Management Systems tutor in the business, his enthusiasm for quality system thinking and his outstanding training abilities have gained him international praise and appeal.  He is an IRCA registered Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor.  Peter is an enthusiastic trainer with over 30 years of quality and industrial experience, including spending the past 15 years working closely with pharmaceutical organisations small and large.

Christine Morris

Christine Morris

Christine started her career with Sanofi Winthrop working in QC over 20 year’s ago, moving through to the QA Department and from there into QP training as her career progressed, finally working as Head of Quality.  She has extensive experience of working in both ethical and generic pharmaceutical companies and with a wide range of dosage forms.  She is eligible to work both as a Qualified Person (QP) and a Responsible Person (RP), having extensive GMP and GDP experience internationally.

Matt Morris

Matt Morris

Acknowledged and admired as a highly focused and committed consultant and coach, Matt is a dynamic, energetic and authentic trainer who demonstrates his passion and communicates this to all who encounter him. He began his Pharma career at Napp Laboratories before having short spells in related industries. He then spent 15 years with GlaxoSmithKline gaining extensive knowledge of GMP from roles in Packaging, Logistics and QC.

His in-depth knowledge of the requirements of Secondary Manufacturing and Packaging have been gained from close collaboration with QPs and other Quality functions whilst managing investigations into Quality Incidents.

More recently, Matt worked as GMP Learning and Development Manager for Lonza Biologics and draws on all his varied experience to create a lively, relevant training environment.

Matt has trained and coached at all levels within organisations and has a genuine passion for people and their development.

Andy Martin

Andy Martin

Andy started working in the Pharmaceutical industry in 1985 as a lab technician for Smith & Nephew.  Following this he had a number of roles culminating when he took over as QA Microbiology Manager.   In 2003 he moved into Pharmaceutical Training and then in 2007 he moved back into Microbiology when he took up the position of Microbiology Manager for Catalent Pharma Solutions.  Since 2012 he has operated as a consultant specialising in Microbiology and Quality Systems.

Robert Smith

Robert is a qualified pharmacist, Qualified Person and Vice-Chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society QP Eligibility Panel of Assessors.  He has spent over 25 years working in the pharmaceutical industry.  During his career he has spent time working in both clinical trial supplies and the commercial sector of the pharmaceutical industry.  He is currently a pharmaceutical consultant and has been since leaving his role as Global Head of Quality for the Clinical Pharmacy Research Services at Genzyme, in 2012.   He is a committee member of the Clinical Supplies Discussion Group

Mark Powell

Mark Powell

Mark is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry with over 25 years’ experience as an analytical chemist. He is an expert in chromatography, spectroscopy and pharmaceutical dissolution testing.  Until September 2013, he was Scientific Manager at Quay Pharmaceuticals, a contract research and manufacturing organisation, where he was responsible for analytical development and technical training.  He now works as a trainer and consultant specialising in laboratory quality systems, chemical analysis and technical writing.

David Thompson

David Thompson

David is a Computer Systems Validation and Compliance expert. He has worked in the IT/Computer Systems arena for almost 30 years, the last 16 years he has provided Consultancy, Auditing and Training to the pharmaceutical/biotech and healthcare industry across the UK, Europe, Asia and the U.S.A. He is a Chartered Engineer with both the MIET and the MInstMC and a member of the GAMP MES SIG. He is involved in our data integrity and computers systems auditing courses.

Martin Lale

Martin Lale

Martin Lale has worked in the pharmaceutical and packaging industries since 1978.  He initially worked at Wellcome for 10 years within Packaging Development, before moving to Bristol Myers Squibb to become the Nightshift Operations Manager for a further 4 years.  In addition, he has also worked for Mallinckrodt Animal Health, Eli Lilly and GSK in a variety of supply chain and leadership roles over 20 years.  In the last few years, he has worked on implementing new quality systems and helping suppliers improve their performance.

Ray Munden

Ray Munden

Ray has over 35 years of experience working in Pharmaceutical Development in a range of scientific and managerial roles. During this period he has been actively involved in product development, stability testing, stability sample and facilities management, mainly for GlaxoSmithKline. He has a particular expertise in stability testing, for which he has run numerous training courses, and is an acknowledged expert in the efficient design of stability protocols.

MIke Breese

MIke Breese

Mike has over 35 years of successful and varied experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry. During that time he undertook a range of scientific as well as managerial roles for multi-national companies in Research & Development, Clinical Trials, Manufacturing and Quality Assurance. He has also travelled extensively throughout the world playing a critical role in the setting up and development of major manufacturing facilities and sites. In his current role he provides services as a contract Qualified Person and pharmaceutical consultant

Ravi Lal Mirchandani

Ravi is working with Inspired to develop our presence in the Middle East and India. Ravi is a senior Business Development Manager with over thirty years’ experience across the software and L & D industries, selling customised, bespoke solutions throughout USA, UK, EMEA and India. Ravi has been especially successful in challenging roles that require international channel development, sales leadership, workforce transformation and alignment of teams to goals. 

Ron Orme

Ron Orme

Ron has been involved in the learning and development industry for over 20 years. He is a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute and in 2004 received the LPI ‘Colin Corder’ award for outstanding services to the training industry. He is the architect behind our website and our learning platform and also develops the web-based learning courses that we now offer to support many of our learning programmes. In addition, he also provides general business support on strategy and sales and marketing.

Dr Douglas Thorogood

Dr Douglas Thorogood is a Quality Assurance and Sterility Assurance Expert. His former roles include senior management positions in Production, QC and QA, Regulatory Affairs and Research Development for Baxter Healthcare located in U.K., U.S.A. and Belgium. His experience also includes the use and application of isolator technology and development of Aseptic Processes. Douglas’ qualifications include a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, from Guys Hospital London University and a Doctor of Philosophy.

The importance of assigning GMP roles and responsibilities

The video in this article is part of a unit in our online QMS courses that looks at how to implement a Quality Management System and, in this video, we look at the first principle associated with such implementation – that of adequately assigning roles and responsibilities.

Successful Japan Lead Auditor course

We successfully delivered our highly praised GMP Auditor/ lead Auditor training course in Osaka, Japan, for the third time a few weeks ago. The course will be presented again in Osaka next year in early March 2020

QP Medicinal Chemistry course approved by Royal Society of Chemistry

We are very pleased to announce that our online QP Medicinal Chemistry and Thereupeutics module has recently been approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Read this article to access some of the video content from this online course.

Design Criteria for an Effective QMS

Most of you will already have a QMS that has already been designed so  the contents of this video will help you to consider how you can evolve an existing QMS to cope with new regulatory...

Inspired Expanding Overseas

2018 saw an increasing number of overseas delegates attending our UK and Ireland public course programme. We also conducted a number of consultancy assigments in the US and the Far East as well as delivering many onsite courses to overseas subsidiaries of our UK pharma clients. And we succesfully delivered our 5-day Pharmaceutical GMP Auditor / Lead Auditor course in Japan. So, we are excited that this new year takes us to new shores, as we also now plan to export our expertise to the Middle East and India.

NEW: Responsible Person course scheduled for 2019

News about our new 3-day Responsible Person course will confidently set budding RP’s on a path to becoming qualified in a much shorter timeframe than other 2-day courses 

The Concept of Quality and Quality Definitions

This article will consider the concept of “quality” and looks at how a range of experts in this field have arrived at various quality definitions.

The Concepts behind Modern QMS Thinking

In this article and video we look at some general systems thinking points and consider the structure of a Quality Management System together with the underlying concept of Quality Management principles – the “oil” used to maintain our Quality Management System. Taken from Unit 01 Chapter 03 of our QPharma/QP course on Quality Management Systems

Pharma News and Articles

Read our articles on  Pharma regulatory developments as well as news about our Pharma training courses.

About Inspired Pharma

We help people in Pharma organisations to continually improve their regulatory systems to gain competitive advantage and ensure compliance.

We offer a wide range of highly praised and respected classroom and online training courses and also provide our global pharma clients with consultancy support. Our classroom courses are available on a public schedule and also can be customised for inhouse delivery at a client site.

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Forthcoming Public Courses

May

13 Pharma GMP Lead Auditor Central London, UK

21 Data Integrity

22 Good Distribution Practice

June

4 Pharma Internal Auditor

6 Pharma Problem Solving

11 Responsible Person

13 Good Manufacturing Practice

18 Sterile Products

24 Pharma GMP Lead Auditor Dublin, Ireland

All pharma training courses held in Reading UK unless stated otherwise. Click on course name for full details.

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Online courses available anytime anywhere

Data Integrity

Good Distribution Practice (GDP)

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Pharma Quality Management Systems module

QP Medicinal Chemistry & Therapeutics module

QP Quality Management Systems module

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