GMP auditor (ex-MRHA)
Ian Ramsay is an independent Quality Consultant and a microbiologist with years of experience in pharmaceutical manufacture, quality & compliance across a broad range of dose forms. Ian spent several years across different manufacturing sites at GlaxoSmithKline in the UK before joining GSK Vaccines in a corporate quality division. Ian spent several years supporting multiples sites globally in inspection readiness, quality systems, issue management & quality improvement.
After his time in industry, Ian took a role as a GMP & GDP Inspector with the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)- the regulatory authority for the UK. This role saw Ian planning, managing & executing regulatory inspections of pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors across the UK and overseas. Ian was responsible for the assessment of quality, safety and compliance of sites versus current EU-GMP standards and regulatory expectations. During his time at MHRA, Ian was responsible for the management of sites with serious non-compliances including several high-profile IAG & CMT cases. These activities required a diverse range of inspection activities and regulatory decision making including making recommendations on licence restrictions and/or other regulatory action.
Ian is able to draw on a broad range of industry and Regulatory Inspection experience- both from an industry and regulator perspective.