Speakers

  • Dan Stanton
  • Dan Stanton

  • Reporter
  • In-Pharmatechnologist.com
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  • Dan Stanton is a reporter from in-Pharmatechnologist.com and Outsourcing-Pharma.com. A relative newcomer to the pharmaceutical industry he has quickly adjusted, specialising in pharmaceutical manufacturing and drug delivery. He has a degree in History from the University of Leeds, UK and works from William Reed Business Media Montpellier office.

  • In-Pharmatechnologist.com

  • Gareth Macdonald
  • Gareth Macdonald

  • Senior Editor
  • In-Pharmatechnologist.com
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  • Gareth Macdonald is senior of in-Pharmatechnologist.com and Outsourcing-pharma.com. After six years as a molecular biologist at Procter & Gamble he started as news reporter for Pharma Marketletter in London covering drug manufacturing and clinical trials. He joined William Reed Business Media in 2008 and was appointed senior editor in 2011. He has an MSc (Merit) in Bioinformatics and a BSc (Hons) in microbiology and virology.

  • In-Pharmatechnologist.com

  • Kaat Bracquiné
  • Kaat Bracquiné

  • Quality Control, Compliance & Regulatory Manager
  • Capsugel
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  • Kaat Bracquiné holds a Master Degree in Bioscience Engineering at the University of Ghent, Belgium and brings almost 20 years of experience in quality functions at Capsugel, world leader excipient supplier for the health care industry.
    As Quality Compliance responsible over Capsugel’s European Hard Capsule manufacturing plants, she determines control strategies, sets GMP standards, monitors regulatory evolutions and interacts with excipients users for regulatory support. With Capsugel as a worldwide company, she represents the European sites in Capsugel’s Corporate Quality Organization, and is member of applicable Industry Associations.

  • Capsugel

  • Kevin O’Donnell
  • Kevin O’Donnell

  • Associate Research Scientist
  • Dow Pharma & Food Solutions
  • Kevin joined Dow in 2011. His primary research is focused on developing new cellulosic polymers to enable solubility enhancement through hot melt extrusion, including the development of AFFINISOL™ HPMC HME. Kevin holds a B.S. degree in Neurobiology and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics.

  • Dow Pharma & Food Solutions

  • Nikola Matic
  • Nikola Matic

  • Industry Manager, Chemicals & Materials
  • Kline & Company
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  • Based in Prague, Nikola Matic is industry manager for the Chemicals & Materials practice of Kline and Company. With extensive international market research experience, he has worked across a range of chemical and energy projects, and is presently managing flagship industry programs including Personal Care Ingredients, Specialty Actives in Cosmetics and Toiletries, Synthetic Latex Polymers, Specialty Biocides and Specialty Excipients.

    Prior to joining Kline, Nikola worked in the environmental services consultancy for a leading French corporation in which he was responsible for the business development in Central and Eastern Europe.
    Nikola holds an engineering degree in process engineering from the Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC).
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  • Kline & Company

  • William “Trey” Porter III
  • William “Trey” Porter III

  • Associate Research Scientist
  • Dow Pharma & Food Solutions
  • Trey joined Dow in 2011 to develop cellulosic excipients for solubility enhancement. Trey has focused on the use of cellulosic polymers for spray dried dispersion with an emphasis on AFFINISOL™ HPMCAS. Trey holds a B.S. degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry.

  • Dow Pharma & Food Solutions