Reinhard Voglmaier, graduated in Physics at Technische Universität München, is IT Systems Validation Manager in the Medical Department in GlaxoSmithKline Italy. He has the CISA certification from ISACA and is leading the ISACA GxP expert charter in Germany. Before this he was senior project manager for European IT Projects at GlaxoSmithKline.

He coordinated also the SarbOx testing of the European IT Infrastructures and of the European Technical Centre of GlaxoSmithKline and has experience as IT Internal Auditor in GSK Italy. He presented at several conferences for IT Governance and Computer System Validation and gives guest lectures on IT Governance at Rzeszów School of Business in Poland.

Robert Potts, Director, International Quality, Vertex Pharmaceuticals an experienced director within the pharmaceutical industry, with experience of GMP, & GDP.  Through his time in industry Robert has spent time in R&D start-up company, a CMO, a large API manufacturing manufacturer, a global generics  organisation   and    companies      starting      out    on     their     commercial     journeys.  Roberts has worked closely with supply chain in developing controlled temperature transit strategies & qualifications and numerous expansion activities, including setting up new entities through to out licencing and Distribution Partners.

Carmen Emanuela Bradley has been working for Sanofi Genzyme for 10 years. Sanofi Genzyme is a Biotechnology company, with a strong focus on rare disease, oncology, immunology, multiple sclerosis and rare blood disorders. Carmen Emanuela Bradley is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and part of the Centre of Excellence  and  Tailored Supply Solutions at Sanofi Genzyme. She is leading one of the biggest European distribution centres, shipping life-saving products to patients worldwide. Highly skilled  in Operations, Freight and inventory Management; Strategic Sourcing and Tenders, Risk Management, Packaging & Transport solution, she designed, developed and implemented various agile tailored logistics solutions, processes and tools to ensure high level of service to the patients.


Jeroen graduated as Chemical Engineer in Organic / Analytical Chemistry Delft, the Netherlands. He started at 2002 working for J&J and fulfilled several roles within the organization. Currently, he holds of position of Supervisor Warehousing & Logistics (since 2006). In this position, he is responsible for the W&D department, and will lead the day-to-day activities of the team and represent the department in the broader organization. Responsible for all commercial shipment of final Products and intermediates from Leiden to Janssen Biologics customers, worldwide and all commercial shipping route verifications. Responsible for internal supply of all raw  materials and consumables for the Biotech Operation supermarkets (Lean) from the Warehouse at Schiphol-Rijk. Security Officer air freight Leiden to secure that all shipments will shipped according the Dutch Custom regulations to all customers around the world.

Nigel currently leads all compliance and inspection readiness activities for Sanofi’s combination products business, based in Normandy, France. Prior to Sanofi Nigel has a 30+ year body of experience in quality and compliance across the industry, including tenures at DHL Life Sciences (helping to set up the life sciences logistics unit), Roche, MSD, AstraZeneca and Norgine amongst others.

Christopher Stein is a Transport Deviation & Claim Manager of Bayer AG Pharmaceuticals in Leverkusen, Germany. He studied industrial engineering at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences and already worked for more than three years at Bayer AG in different areas like project managing, procurement and since June 2019 as Transport Expert at the Supply Center in Leverkusen Germany. As Transport Deviation Manager he is focused on the improvement and enforcement of GDP compliance of all pharma transports from western Europe.

Chris Wallace, Senior Director -Global Logistics Operations at Celgene, Switzerland International Supply Chain Director/

Manager with a proven record in B2B, B2C, 3rd party logistics, outsourced services, business consultancy, automotive, e-commerce, fmcg, hi-tech, mail order, medical, nuclear, pharmaceutical, retail and service parts market sectors. Strong operational leadership with strategic supply chain development and management experience. Results orientated & delivery focused with operations restructuring & supply chain transformation skills. Excellent communicator & well-known international conference speaker e.g. SMI, Arena International, IQPC, WBR (India), Business Dialogue etc.

Petra Zartner studied in Pharmacy- FU Berlin

Thesis in pharmaceutical chemistry FU Berlin

Working in pharmacies, focus on QA and pharmacological questions

Since 2011 in pharmaceutical industry

Focus mainly on QA/QC and Pharmacovigilance


Niklas Tiskens is a Transport Services manager of Bayer AG Pharmaceuticals in Leverkusen, Germany.  He is in the field of GDP compliance focused on the logistics service provider qualification of all pharma transports from western Europe as well as the process and documentation management. Before, he was engaged as a project and quality manager of CTJ Janssen GmbH, a german road carrier, for several years. He graduated in logistics & supply chain management (master) at the RWTH Aachen and production & logistics management (bachelor) at the IUBH, Düsseldorf.

Eddy Weygaerts has been working in the aviation industry since 1985. His experience ranges from operational management, business development to commercial account management covering different aviation segments. Eddy has joined Pfizer on 01 January 2008 as Transportation Manager. In his role Eddy is responsible for the management of the transportation function and projects at the Logistics  Centre  Zaventem (LCZ) and Pfizer -  external supply (ES);  as well as the execution and monitoring of the company transportation strategy to ensure cost effective, high quality product flow and transportation representation and project leadership in projects conducted within the Logistics delivery team. Eddy also ensures appropriate interaction of transportation vendor management, transportation support desk and LCZ LSP and ES providers.

Originally educated in the shipping industry. International background having lived and worked in Switzerland, USA and Hong Kong – all within the logistics industry. Since 2010 working with the digitization of the transport industry, first with Gatehouse Logistics as head of business development. Today an experienced business expert within the area of data sharing, and Suppl Chain Visibility. Since 2019, Søren Danielsen, as business development manager, is presenting the way for NIC-place as being the tool for a secure handling and sharing as well as visualization of data for all participants in the transport and logistics industry.


Snežana Večerkov Vukmirović is External Site Quality Lead at Merck Sharp &Dohme. Snezana brings broad base of professional experience within pharmaceutical industry with more than 25 years on various challenging and positions with increasing responsibility in technology transfer, validation, quality assurance and auditing. She joined Merck Sharp &Dohme in 2013 and as subject matter expert provide expertise in implementation of new GDP requirements in legal supply chain in CEE and provide support in quality matters related to SAP. Since 2018 she is member of MSD External Quality Assurance team supporting Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and CIS countries.

Snezana holds Master degree in Pharmaceutical science from the University of Belgrade and executive Master in International Management and Economy from HEC, Paris. She is certified Industrial Pharmacist and Qualified Person by Serbian Health Authorities.


Simon Dössegger is Chief Executive Officer at Modum. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company to market and profitability. He earned his Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering at the ETH Zurich and moved on to become CEO at a startup providing visual sensor and navigation systems. After the acquisition of the company and having worked as Senior Product Manager at GoPro, he started at Modum in 2017. This background not only provides him with the technical understanding, but also the expertise in leading a business.

Arno Spoek is Business Development Manager at IDS 4PL Supply Chain Specialists. His goal is to help companies optimize their various transport flows, ultimately reducing costs and improving service. When he joined IDS, he already had more than 15 years of experience working in sales and marketing at various major international logistics service providers. He strongly believes that, for optimum results, organizations should stick to what they are good at and outsource their non-core processes.

Gianpiero Lorusso, subsequant a robust experience in Procurement/ Purchasing within both Supply Chain and Finance departments, Gianpiero managed the Supply Chain Department in a Biotech Fill & Finish Manufacturing Operations Site. He developed a sound expertise in Supply Chain Management, responsibility for Logistics, Purchasing, Production Planning and Sales & Distribution activities. More than 10 years of experience sponsoring or leading many projects. Lately, he has been appointed to a new big task, the addition of the Packaging Operations of the Site with his scope. Supporting and sustaining the business DIGITAL development , he is also experienced in Facility and General Services contracts management, certified as Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. Fluent in English, good in German. He likes international environments, liaises with people and manages teams, creative and comfortable on decision making. He has been studying abroad in the US at University of Pittsburgh and in Germany at Universitaet Augsburg and Freie Universitaet Berlin. He worked as Buyer of production materials of European, US + Far East markets with success and recognition; experienced in managing Purchasing/Procurement processes, Logistics and Supply Chain management





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