Mr. Michael Westerman has over 15 years of experience providing project management, equipment, software, process validation, and quality / operational management in regulated industries. His Industry experience is backed up with a strong educational background in biology, technical quality engineering and business that uniquely positions him to assist his clients and colleagues for find innovative solutions for their CQV projects and challenges. His primary responsibilities include providing senior level management and direction to the IPS CQV group, provide leadership for large and technically complex projects and facilitate successful relationships with our clients based on service, trust and performance. His experience in the area of CQV project delivery includes: project management, master planning, and project cost/schedule development/tracking, risk assessment, FAT/SAT assistance, commissioning, qualification, validation, training, system turnover/documentation and interfacing with project team members. He has a passion for working with teams to deliver the best possible solutions for compliance projects, while keeping patient protection and safety at the forefront of all our endeavors.” Besides a busy project and work schedule, Mike volunteers his time to various industry and non-industry organizations. He has a strong belief that giving back not only enhances others, but yourself. Most recently Mike has been working with the ISPE PV Committee to draft guidance for PV Lifecycle Implementation at Contract Manufacturer’s and PV Guidance for OSD Packaging. Most importantly, Mike enjoys spending time with his family and coaching various youth sports throughout the year.