David Churchward

Expert GMDP Inspector

David has been a GMDP inspector with the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency since 2004 with responsibility for leading inspections of pharmaceutical manufacturers and blood establishments in the UK and internationally. In his current role, David is the MHRA representative at the EMA Inspectors Working Group, and other EU and international groups to develop and revise GMP regulations and standards. David leads the agency team responsible for delivering data integrity inspection strategy and training, and is co-chair of the PIC/S data integrity working group. Prior to joining the MHRA, he was a Principal Pharmacist and production manager in the UK’s National Health Service, responsible for the manufacture of aseptically prepared radioactive diagnostic agents, chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition products.