Richard Andrews

  PhotoRichard Andrews, Operations Manager, GMP & GDP Inspectorate, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), joined the MHRA in 2001 as a GMP Inspector and is currently one of four Operations Managers within the GMP / GDP Inspectorate. Before joining the Agency 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. Drawing on his experience and his knowledge of Good Distribution Practice for medicinal products, gained whilst managing the GDP Inspectorate, he is currently part of the MHRA team responsible for implementing the changes arising from the Falsified Medicines Directive.