George Serafin is the US & Global Life Sciences Leader for Grant Thornton’s Advisory, Tax, and Audit services. He has 30+ years of experience in the Life Sciences and Healthcare industries in the areas of R&D, engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, quality control/laboratory, quality assurance, regulatory, compliance, corporate/operations, and information technology across pharmaceuticals (including OTC), medical device and diagnostics, biotechnology, healthcare, and consumer businesses. With his broad and deep knowledge and “molecule to patient” perspective, George assists clients globally in developing and executing business and risk strategies that promote innovation and growth, operational efficiency and process excellence, and sustained regulatory compliance involving business process transformation, technology enablement (including digital technology and cloud computing), and advanced analytics across R&D, regulatory affairs, manufacturing/supply chain, quality, post-market surveillance, commercial operations, and IT. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, George served as Deloitte & Touch LLP’s life sciences and healthcare regulatory risk and compliance practice leader. He is internationally recognized for his subject matter knowledge and experience concerning product quality, regulatory, compliance, and risk management.