Dean Poillucci is Senior Vice President at Skanska USA Building Inc., one of the top ranked building contractors in the United States. He has more than 29 years of experience in the industry – 11 of which have been with Skanska. He is a dedicated construction specialist with extensive experience planning and managing the design, construction, start-up and commissioning of complex fast-track research, pilot plant and cGMP manufacturing facilities. He has been involved in a number of high profile projects for clients including Novartis, Merck, Wyeth, Abbott Labs, Pfizer, Genzyme and MedImmune. Dean holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University and has been a member of ISPE since 1998. Prior to joining Skanska, Mr. Poillucci was the Vice President of Engineering for a process engineering firm where he was responsible for the conceptual development, preliminary engineering and detailed design of numerous pharmaceutical and biotech pilot plant and manufacturing facilities.