Senior Director of Quality Assurance - Life Sciences
United States of America
Ms. Hansen joined Pace Analytical Life Sciences in 2006 and currently serves as the Senior Director of Quality. She has extensive industry experience – more than 28 years in laboratories, with 20 years in the life sciences industry. Her previous roles include Director of Quality and Regulatory, Group Leader and Project Manager. Ms. Hansen is responsible for Quality Assurance, Data Review, Document Management, IT, Equipment and Facility Program as well as oversight of San German, PR and Somerset, NJ activities. She has been instrumental in building Pace Analytical Life Sciences’ reputation for quality, illustrated by her successful leadership of many FDA inspections. In her role, she has developed several key initiatives that have led to increased efficiency and consistency for operations, passing on these benefits to Pace clients. Ms. Hansen developed the current quality system as well as the laboratory information management system (LIMs) and electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) employed within the operation. She implemented a technique-based training system and established a data review group that reports through Quality Assurance. Further, she oversaw harmonization of the Quality System between the Oakdale, MN and San German, PR facilities. Ms. Hansen holds an M.S Degree in Environmental Engineering and a B.S. Degree in Chemistry.