Austin is the technical director for the pharmaceutical sector of PM Group. He is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with Masters Degrees in both chemical engineering and pharmaceutical engineering. He has 30 years’ experience in the facility and process design of parenteral, biotech, vaccines, secondary (LOC/OSD), bulk sterile and bulk API facilities, working for a number of A/E and manufacturing companies. He has been with PM Group over 10 years working as a pharma SME, and is now leader of the pharma sector SME group.
Austin has been a speaker at numerous international industry conferences on a range of biopharma subjects. He was the European chapter leader (architectural) for the revision upgrade of the ISPE Baseline Guide for Oral Solid Dosage Forms. He has co-chaired several ISPE seminars focused on innovation in OSD process technology. He is currently involved in the BioPhorum Operations Group (BPOG) Roadmap initiative and is a member of the Modular and Mobile team.