Dharti is an experienced executive leader with strategic business perspective as well as technical knowledge. Dharti possess Masters’ degree in chemical engineering with emphasis in biotechnology and over 2 decades of experience. Dharti has spent most of her career working in the biotech-pharmaceutical industry in both engineering / consulting service providing firms and user (owner) side companies. Dharti’s early career for ~10 years includes being employed with three user side public and private companies, where she successfully led multiple biotech, vaccine and API processes from late stage R&D to clinical and commercial manufacturing. For past ~10 years, Dharti has been involved with providing consulting services to many bio-pharma companies primarily within USA, and for some projects in Europe and Asia. Her technical expertise spans from process engineering, process development, engineering and project management, operations, change management, process automation, quality, compliance, and CQV; and working from all project phases including capital projects. Having led single use bioreactor (SUB) for one of her employers in 2006 and working on many single use technology projects afterwards, disposable technologies remains her personal interest area.
Active member of ISPE. ISPE Disposables (single use technology) steering committee involvements:
2016-Current Steering Committee (Core Team) Member