Maurice Parlane is Principal of New Wayz Consulting Ltd in New Zealand and a Director of CBE Pty Ltd in Australia. He is a professional engineer with 30 years’ experience within the biopharmaceutical industry, including 20 years as an industry consultant providing support to manufacturing and compliance management; validation and operational excellence projects in Australasia and the Asia Pacific region. Prior to this, he held senior engineering and manufacturing roles within the Glaxo group of companies. He has a Bachelor of Manufacturing Technology (Hons) as well as mechanical and electrical engineering qualifications. Maurice is past president and current director of the ISPE Australasian Affiliate. He is the co-lead of ISPE’s Asia Pacific Regulatory and Quality Harmonization committee and leader of the Process Validation Team and is a member of the Guidance Documents Committee. He is an ISPE PV Instructor and was named ISPE Member of the year in 2016. He is currently serving as the Leader of the ISPE Process Validation Team.