CLAUDE VELLA BONANNO
Graduated as a pharmacist, he has been working in the pharmaceutical industry since 2006. His professional experience started in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) industry, specifically on corticosteroid production. This has allowed Claude to learn the basics of production of medicinal products and to develop skills in areas such as process validation. In the years, he has also achieved the status as a qualified external auditor of manufacturing and distribution sites. In his portfolio of experience, he also managed the set-up a new manufacturing plant and laboratories and obtain the necessary certification by the local authorities. Claude also worked in the Finished Dosage Forms industry, where he headed the Quality Assurance team, including a group of 4 Qualified Persons and successfully managed a number of inspections, including EU GMP and FDA successfully. Throughout the years, he also qualified as a Responsible Person and an EU Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance. In 2015, he set up his own services company offering QA and PV services and providing audits in the GMP, GDP and GVP areas.