Europe Leadership & Governance


Thomas Zimmer, PhD
VP, European Operations

ISPE European Leadership Team (ELT)

  • The European Leadership Team (ELT) reports to the VP European Operations; the VP European Operations reports to the President and CEO of ISPE
  • The ELT acts as an advisory board to ISPE Board – Leadership and European Affiliate Council


  • To implement the European strategy and the European business plan
  • To provide information and insight into industry trends in Europe to inform strategic direction and decision-making for ISPE’s businesses
  • Recommend strategies, policies and procedures that will improve ISPE’s success in the region. These strategies are harmonized with the global ISPE strategy

ISPE European Affiliate Council (EAC)

  • The European Affiliate Council is a communication platform to other ISPE affiliates and chapters and interacts also with ISPE headquarters and with the European Leadership team
  • The European Affiliate Council reports to the European Leadership Team


To share best practices between the affiliates and to recommend policies and procedures to the European Leadership Team.


Anders Widov, M Sc Chem Eng
Sales Director
BWT Pharma & Biotech AB
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Bart Van Acker
ICT Consultant
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Bogdan Klimas
Quality Director
Jelfa SA
Buket S. Hekiman Bayraktar
General Coordinator
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Dominique Lammerant
General Manager / Owner
Top Class Products and Services
Eamon P. Judge
Global Engineering Advisor - European FM Leader
Eli Lilly and Company
Enzo Lacchini
My Own Business
Fatma Taman
Managing Director
Taman Associates
Gunter Baumgartner
Senior Vice President, Head of Global Engineering
Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG
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Ilja Bruell
Lab & Pharma Ltd
Jean-Francois Duliere
Pharmaceutical Senior Expert, Consultant, Chair ISPE France Affiliate
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Jiri Moninec, Jr.
Director of Marketing
G. M. PROJECT, s.r.o.
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Johan M. Hoving
Project Engineering Manager
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Jonathan Youles
Managing Director
Ytron-Quadro (UK) Ltd
Liz M. Dooley, MSc.
Head of Biologics Clinical Planning & Operations, Janssen R&D
Janssen Sciences Ireland UC
Lynn Bryan
Marcel Staudt
VP Engineering Bayer Consumer Health
Bayer Consumer Care AG - Basel
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Nese Buket Aksu
Assoc. Prof.
Santa Farma ILAC San A.S
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Patrick Michael Drury
Northern Valve & Fitting Company Limited
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Peter Janssen
Executive VP
Prothya Biosolutions
René Van Opstal
Consultant and Owner
van Opstal Consulting
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Sylwia Rozalska-Lange
Quality Unit Director
Teresa Minero
Founder & CEO
LifeBee - Digitalizing Life Sciences
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D Tracey Ryan
Affiliate and Chapter Relations Manager
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Victor Manuel Molina Castro
Engineer Director
Industrias Farmaceuticas Almirall Sl
Ylva Ek
Chief Quality Officer (CQO)
KeyPlants AB