Michael Hell, PhD

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Merck KGaA
Head of Environment & Sustainability Healthcare Operations
Michael Hell, PhD, is a chemist (MSc) and cell biologist (PhD) with substantial experience in manufacturing and operations of biopharmaceuticals. Before being appointed to head sustainability at Merck’s healthcare operations, he led Environment, Health and Safety for Merck KGaA’s global biotech manu-facturing and led a packaging, logistics, and visual inspection operations unit. Michael brings a diverse background in manufacturing spanning environ-ment, health and safety, strategy development, continuous improvement/LEAN, operations, and business consulting. He has been an active member of ISPE since 2017 and has chaired conference tracks and contributed as a speaker. Michael has also coauthored scientific papers and book chapters.