Richard Andrews

Unit Manager Inspectorate Operations GMP / GPvP

Richard joined the MHRA as a GMP Inspector in 2001 and is currently a Unit Manager with responsibility for the GMP and GPvP Inspection teams. Prior to joining the MHRA Richard worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over 17 years focusing mainly on the manufacture of bulk active pharmaceutical ingredients. He has experience of process development and technical support and has held managerial positions in both QA and production. Whilst at the MHRA, in addition to the inspection of a wide range of pharmaceutical manufacturers, Richard has been an Operations Manager with responsibility for teams of both GMP and GDP Inspectors and has most recently been part of the Agency team responsible for implementing the changes arising from the Falsified Medicines Directive.