Hedley Rees is a consultant in Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management. Assignments span early stage clinical trial supply chains up to complex multi-product supply networks covering global territories. Prior to this, Hedley held senior positions at Bayer, British Biotech, Vernalis, Johnson & Johnson and OSI Pharmaceuticals. As an expert in Lean Thinking and Production Systems, Hedley is a zealous advocate of the regulatory modernization frameworks of FDAs 21st Century Modernization and ICH Q8 – Q11. He graduated from the University of Wales as an industrial engineer and holds an Executive MBA from Cranfield University School of Management. He is a corporate member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS), a former member of the UK BioIndustry Association’s (BIA) Manufacturing Advisory Committee and on the Advisory Boards of the International Institute for Advanced Purchasing & Supply (IIAPS) and Marken. He is author of “Supply Chain Management in the Drug Industry: Delivering Patient Value for Pharmaceuticals and Biologics”, published by J Wiley & Sons.