Dr. David Hook
Team Head in Pharmaceutical Development at Novarti
Currently leading Team of experts in the area of new process and technology development at the interface between pharmaceutical drug substance and drug product. Academic education as a synthetic organic chemist, with first industrial position as a Process Chemist (drug substance) at laboratory and pilot scale before transitioning more into the pharmaceutical arena. Completed Diploma in Advanced Studies in Pharmaceutical Medicine and recipient of Novartis Leading Scientist Award.
Chemical process development of new chemical entities, including drug substance particle engineering, Pharmaceutical process development , Establishment of new innovation platforms (conception, implementing, sustaining), Project and Portfolio Management