Stephan Neumann has a M.Sc. In Utility Engineering and is pursuing a M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Microbiology. He works for Boehringer Ingelheim since 2002 and his role is " Global Governance Pharmaceutical Water Systems". He is providing support to all production sites in the network. This encompasses hands-on site support, audit (response) support, troubleshooting, training, site improvements and much more. Stephan is a member of the ISPE D/A/CH Affiliate Expert Group on Water and Steam and the ISPE Critical Utility CoP Steering Committee, He did contribute to the ISPE Handbook "Production of Water for Injection without Distillation", which describes multiple ways to produce WFI acc. to European regulations. Stephan is also a member of the EDQM Water Group. This group is responsible for the water monographies in the European Union.