Lars Raagart is a designated Subject Matter Expert on utility systems, with more than 15 years experience on pharmaceutical system design and energy optimization. As a lead engineer and project manager Raagart has been responsible for the design and construction of a considerable number of large pharmaceutical utility plants, both on green field facilities and revamp projects. Working as a consultant, Raagart has regularly been involved in energy optimization of complex facilities and different process equipment. Raagart has organized commissioning and ramp up of various pharmaceutical plants and has established expertise within ASTM E2500 and Quality by Design. The past 5 years Raagart has been working for NNE Pharmaplan, both in Europe and in Asia. Raagart is a member of the ISPE COP for Sustainable Facilities and Critical Utilities.