Mr. Perks has been with Baxter Healthcare Corporation since 2002 in the Sterility Assurance department of Technology Resources. He manages a team responsible for the design, development, validation and implementation of sterilization controls and quality monitoring systems implemented at Baxter’s sterile product manufacturing facilities. The group supports Moist Heat, E-Beam, Radiation and Ethylene Oxide sterilization processes and controls, the development of manufacturing quality enhancement systems and the optimization of plant energy utilization. Mr. Perks holds a BSc. degree in Control Engineering and an MSc. degree in Management from Sheffield Hallam University (UK). He is a Chartered Engineer, CEng., in the United Kingdom and a registered Professional Engineer, Eur Ing. In the European Union.