Lorenz studied Chemistry and Mathematics and holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from ETH Zurich. He started his career in the pharmaceutical industry as an analytical scientist in pharmaceutical development at Novartis. Since more than 15 years he is working in the field of Process Analytical Technology and was involved in regulatory QbD filings. Lorenz is leading the focus area of Advanced Analytical Technology within Pharma Technical Innovation at Roche and facilitates the alignment and integration of analytical control strategies and technology development efforts across technical operation. Lorenz is an active member of the global PAT &LCS CoP.