Machteld Deconinck is with Johnson & Johnson’s Worldwide Engineering and Technical Operations group based out of their European offices in Beerse, Belgium. The Engineering group supports and manages Johnson & Johnson’s large capital project portfolio encompassing regulated facilities, logistic centers and administrative office projects worldwide. Since joining Janssen Pharmaceutica, Machteld has enjoyed assignments in Belgium, Ireland and the UK. Machteld leads the commissioning and qualification effort globally, and is currently supporting projects in USA, Puerto Rico and Asia. Machteld is also a core team member in introducing the new Specification, Design and Verification methodology within Johnson & Johnson as it relates to manufacturing facilities. Prior to joining Janssen Pharmaceutica, Machteld worked 4 years in an engineering firm as process and qualification engineer. Machteld holds a Masters degrees in Chemical engineering and is LEED AP.