James L. Drinkwater
Franz Ziel GmbH, Head of GMP Compliance
James L. Drinkwater is the current Head of GMP Compliance at Franz Ziel Germany. James is based in the UK for the global role and separately supports the Not-for-profit society: Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Sciences Society: PHSS an educational platform in GxP. James is the ex-Chairman (10 years) of the PHSS and currently Co-leads the Annex 1 and CCS Guidance focus groups.
James is also the leader of the PHSS Aseptic processing and Biocontamination special interest group that develops GMP guidance documents that are subjected to regulatory review before publication. James is also a member of ISPE and PQG (Pharmaceutical Quality Group UK). Current projects relative to this training span biological product filling lines, ATMP (Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Products) combined formulation and filling platforms and associated sterility testing.