Maurice Parlane is Principal/Director of New Wayz Consulting Limited, a New Zealand based consulting group focussed on improving quality, operational and business performance for clients in the human and animal life science sectors. He has been in consulting practice for 17 years during which time he has assisted numerous organisations to establish, improve or scale-up manufacturing or supply chain operations in Australasia and the Asia Pacific region. Prior to establishing New Wayz; Maurice held senior engineering and manufacturing roles within the Glaxo group of companies in New Zealand. His is a professional engineer, holding a Bachelor of Manufacturing Technology (Hons) as well as mechanical and electrical engineering qualifications. Maurice is the President of the ISPE Australasian Affiliate, Co-Chair of the APAC Affiliate Council and is active on a number of regional and international ISPE committees. He holds professional membership of IPENZ, the Institute of Professional Engineers of NZ, and a the NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology. Maurice is the current chairman of the NZ Therapeutic Products Manufacturers Association and a member of PDA and NZBio.