Professional Experience / CV

Name: Dr. Andreas Fischer
Qualifications: Chemistry Degree
PhD Biotechnology
Core Competences: More than 25 years experience from the contractor and consulting industry in all areas of IMP management and pharmaceutical development
Key Focus: Specialised on strategic topics such as business process re-engineering, continuous improvement projects, introduction of performance measurement (Balanced Scorecard Methodology & KPIs) and change management, strategic site assessments, decision support, evaluation and implementation of IT systems to support the clinical supply chain (e.g. IVRS and MES), process harmonisation in post-merger situations, operational effectiveness projects, project management, out-sourcing management, benchmarking studies
Professional Experience: Director Customer Service and Business Development Covance, now Fisher Clinical Services (international contract packager for IMPs), Basel (1995-97)
Principal Consultant PricewaterhouseCoopers, Basel (1998-2002), Focus: Pharmaceutical Development and IMP management
Co-Founder and Partner of PharmLink Consultants, Local Office West (2002-2007)
Co-Founder and Partner of CS² - Clinical Supplies Consulting Services, Local Office West (2007-present)
Publications: Numerous presentations, seminars and workshops at international conferences in all areas of IMP management (mostly as chairman and/or invited speaker)
Languages: German (native)
English (fluent)
French (basic knowledge)
Specifics: IVRS and MES to support the IMP supply chain, IMP supply chain management
Professional Affiliations: ISPE, GDCH (Association of German Chemists)