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.