Maurice Parlane is a Director of Centre for Biopharmaceutical Excellence Pty Ltd, of Australia and Principal/Director of New Wayz Consulting Ltd. He is a professional engineer from New Zealand with 29 years’ experience in technical and consulting roles within the biopharmaceutical industry, including 19 years as an industry consultant. His core skills and experience are in manufacturing and compliance management; process design and improvement; validation and operational excellence. Maurice has assisted numerous organisations to establish, improve or scale-up manufacturing operations in Australasia and the Asia Pacific region. Prior to this; he held senior engineering and manufacturing roles within the Glaxo group of companies. He has a Bachelor of Manufacturing Technology (Hons) as well as mechanical and electrical engineering qualifications. Maurice is a past president and current director of the ISPE Australasian Affiliate, and is a member of ISPE Asia Pacific Regulatory and Compliance Committee and the PQLI Process Validation Committee.