Roger Nosal is Vice President & Head of Global Chemistry, Manufacturing & Controls at Pfizer. Roger has contributed to the evolution of Quality by Design & has advocated for global regulatory harmonization through several PhRMA, ICH, ISPE, PQRI, AAPS, IFPAC, ACS & DIA technical committees. He is currently Chair of ISPE Pharmaceutical Engineering and co-chair of ISPE Regulatory Track and DIA Quality Program Committees.
Roger’s 35 years of experience at G. D. Searle, Monsanto, Pharmacia & Pfizer, includes 22 years in regulatory CMC. Prior to his regulatory role, Roger was a Medicinal Chemist, author of 24 patents for several medicinal candidates (PAF, leukotriene, 5-HT3 & 5-HT4 antagonists & agonists, COX-2 & serotonin inhibitors) & a Process Chemist, focused on synthetic development & analytical control of derivatives of aspartame & manufacturing optimization of prostaglandin syntheses.