Amer Alghabban MSc, BTech
Dr. Amer completed his M.Sc in Pharmacology at Bradford University, Postgraduate studies in Medical Sciences at University College Hospital, Diploma in Biological Sciences from Salford University and Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Research from Surrey University. Dr. Amer is currently the Global Director of Audit Management at Merck Serono, Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to his current position he was the Global Head of GxP (GLP: GMP & GCP) Quality Assurance at Arpida Ag., Switzerland. His previous positions include: Senior International Clinical Quality Assurance Auditor at Novartis Pharma Headquarters in Switzerland and he was the first Pharmacovigilance Compliance Coordinator of the Medicines and Healthcare products UK Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
In these roles, Amer conducted a vast number of audits including a spectrum of GCP, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Laboratories, GLP, GMP, Vendor, Protocol, Clinical Study Reports, Due Diligence, Fraud investigation and Safety & Clinical Database audits. He is certified as a Lead Auditor by the International Register of Certified Auditors. Dr. Amer is a regular lecturer on the M.Sc in Pharmacovigilance course at the University of Hertfordshire. He also served as an Executive Committee Member of International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP) and the Good Pharmacovigilance Practice Committee of the British Association of Research Quality Assurance (BARQA), and is a member of the Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Associate of the Institute of Quality Assurance (IQA), DIA, Member of the Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP), and the Organization for Professions in the Regulatory Affairs (OPRA). He is also a member of CMO Outsourcing & Management, QA & RA Network.