Derek has almost 30 years regulatory and pharmacovigilance experience gained in both R&D and commercial environments. He acts as a QPPV for a number of companies. He has extensive experience in conducting comprehensive gap analyses, improving PV systems via implementing simple and effective processes and procedures and monitoring PV quality systems to assess their ongoing performance. Derek has previous experience working as a locum pharmacist and is a Pharmaceutical Lead Auditor.
Derek is an effective communicator, presenter and an experienced people manager, mentor and trainer. Derek is a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (and Chair of the West Hertfordshire Branch), a member of the Association of MBAs and a member of the Research Quality Association.
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