Derek is a Senior Validation Engineer at the FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies USA (FDBU) site. Over the course of 15 years, he has held various roles in the Manufacturing Technology & Support and Validation Engineering groups. He strives to properly Commission and Qualify FDBU, systems, utilities, and equipment for cGMP use to ensure consistent product quality and patient safety. Derek is a site SME for the qualification of CTCs, Autoclaves, Air Handling Units and Steam-In Place. He is also a Validation representative at client audits and regulatory inspections.