San Diego, California, USA
Lorna Briddick is an accomplished team leader with 19 years of experience in the leadership of business process management and large scale process improvement initiatives with the last 15 years focused on the clinical supply chain. She has successfully led numerous initiatives to re-engineer and optimize clinical supply chain end to end processes from design to implementation.
After obtaining a degree in Electrical Engineering, Lorna came to the pharmaceutical industry by way of positions of increasing responsibility in companies in a number of industry sectors, including Caterpillar, Nicholas Applegate Capital Management, SeminarSource.com, and Stellcom Wireless Solutions.
Lorna joined the pharmaceutical industry as a consultant to Pfizer, where she led a corporate wide initiative to optimize 2000+ clinical supply chain procedures across 6 countries to 200+ global procedures. Lorna then joined Schering Plough to lead the optimization of the clinical supply chain, supporting 3 large workstreams that integrated processes across multiple business units. She also held the position of Global Clinical Supply Regional Lead for Latin America, serving as the key interface between the clinical supply team and the clinical operations teams in 9 countries, with responsibility for audit and qualification of depot partners.
Battle Creek, Michigan, USA
Rob is a seasoned executive with 35 years global experience in Pharmaceutical R&D with a focus on clinical supply chain leadership, quality assurance, process re-engineering and leadership of change initiatives.
After obtaining a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Southampton University in the UK, Rob joined The Upjohn Company as a scientist and has subsequently held roles of increasing responsibility with Pharmacia & Upjohn, Pharmacia, Pfizer, Schering Plough and Merck. His last position, before co-founding Brizzey, was Associate Vice President, with responsibility for Merck's global clinical supply chain.
Rob has had extensive experience in clinical quality assurance and laboratory operations, including proposing regulatory specifications and reviewing CMC regulatory submissions for drug candidates. He has a strong track record of optimizing international clinical supply chain operations and a proven ability to forge global relationships across lines and disciplines. An effective change leader, with a track record of helping organizations navigate organizational change without compromising business performance.
During his career, Rob led large clinical supply chain organizations through six mergers, while maintaining business continuity. He has also led a number of high profile process improvement initiatives:
Kelso, Scotland, UK
Justine is a highly accomplished specialist with 19 years combined UK and US based experience in logistics, clinical supply distribution, process re-engineering and leadership of change initiatives. A strong track record of optimizing international clinical supply chain distribution processes and a proven ability to forge global relationships across lines and disciplines. An effective integration leader - responsible for helping teams navigate change without compromising business performance.
Justine started her career as the export manager for Orchid Drinks Ltd UK, then moving to Siemens Microelectronics before joining the pharmaceutical industry with G.D. Searle, UK. From there, she joined Pharmacia in the USA (after an assignment with Pharmacia, Italy) where she played a key role in the integration of materials management processes during the Pfizer merger.
Justine then joined Schering Plough, where she was responsible for distribution strategy. In this role, she designed, developed, implemented and maintained a global database, detailing clinical trial regulatory and import requirements for 70+ countries, ensuring study teams across the organization were planning to a common set of reliable parameters. She was also the Global Clinical Supply Regional Lead for North America, serving as the interface between the clinical supply team and clinical operations teams in the US and Canada, with a focus on study start-up.
After the merger with Merck, Justine played a leadership role in the seamless integration of a commercial logistics business unit into the research organization, involving 50+ employees, $5 million budget and 120+ business stakeholders.
Working for a small biotech, I relied heavily on Brizzey for guidance on pivotal clinical trial activities. This small, personal consulting firm provides expertise with flexibility and humor. They met every timeline and always kept our small company needs in sight. I learned a great deal from Rob in specific, and look forward to working with Brizzey again in the future.