Lesley Chaplin

Lesley has 20+ years experience in the biotechnology industry having worked for a number of well known Biopharmaceutical companies including Celltech (UCB Pharma), Lonza Biologics and Antisoma. She has extensive experience in the biological field from selection of candidates for development through to supporting phase III clinical trials.

In 2007 Lesley began her own consultancy business providing small biotechnology companies with a comprehensive service specialising in purification and scale up of manufacturing processes. Lesley developed her skills firstly as a Compliance Manager and then as a Quality Assurance Manager at Antisoma Research where she implemented and managed the Quality Management System, GXP training plans, audit programmes and key performance indicators (KPIs) drawing on her practical application of Lean Six Sigma methodology and common sense.

Lesley is a GMP Compliance auditor with a wide variety of global experience in Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API), Investigational Medicinal Product (IMP) and Clinical Supplies manufacturing sites.