Gregor Anderson

Managing Director
Company: 
Pharmacentric Solutions

Gregor founded Pharmacentric Solutions Ltd in late 2017 to deliver consultancy services for the Pharma Industry specialising in device and packaging development and strategies from early concept through to commercial supply. Prior to this Gregor was Senior Design Director at GSK and Device and Packaging subject matter expert, based at Ware, UK. Gregor is a device and packaging specialist with over 30 years experience working in both the surgical and pharmaceutical industries. He has a B.Sc. in Industrial Design and a M.Sc. in Polymer Science and Engineering and after completing a Postgraduate in Marketing in 1986 he worked for Smiths Industries Medical Systems specializing in surgical equipment design. In 1989 he joined the Device Development Unit at GSK R&D. He worked as design director on GSK platforms including injectable and respiratory devices and packaging. In 2009 Greg moved to GSK Manufacturing as Global Head ofTechnical Packaging where he was responsible for all Technical Packaging projects. More recently he has focused on supporting the launches of the Ellipta Inhaler, respiratory training devices and researching and preparing GSK’s respiratory and packaging strategies for emerging markets. In 2016 he represented GSK on the Medicines Manufacturing Industry Partnership and wrote and published the Technology and Innovation road map for UK Pharma. He holds over 40 patents and has presented widely on topics such asDigital, Patient Centric Design and Pharma road mapping. Gregor is also a Fellow of The Packaging Society and represents Pharma on the TPS Board and had been a judge on the Royal Society of Arts SDA Awards for the past 18 years.

Sessions: 

Panel Discussion

Wed, 06/02/2019 - 4:20pm to 5:30pm
Session Type: Panel Discussion
Session Track: Conference | Session 3: Sustainability and Pharmaceutical Packaging & Devices: from Threats to Actions