Dr Conor Collins

Head of Validation / Product Lifecycle Management for Pharma Supply



Conor joined GSK in 1994 as a development chemist. Over the course of his career he has worked in various roles across the technical, manufacturing and quality functions. He is currently responsible for Validation across the GSK Global Supply Chain. In this role he is accountable for defining and implementing Process and Cleaning validation standards in the Pharma Supply Chain – API, drug product formulation, biopharma and sterile manufacturing. This involves working across all the supply chains with a focus on meeting current compliance requirements and delivering business benefits.

Conor has a PhD (Chemistry) and MBA from University College Cork (Ireland), an MSc in Industrial Project Management from the University of Birmingham (UK) and a PG Dip in Biopharmaceutical Science from the Atlantic Technology University / NIBT (Ireland).