Grace Breen is Senior Vice President of Quality at SCA Pharma. She leads global quality assurance, quality control, quality systems and quality compliance. She brings over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry to SCA Pharma, previously holding global leadership positions at Impax, Hospira and Catalent Pharma Solutions. Her expertise spans API’s, oral and parenteral dosage forms, and infusion devices.
Grace is driving a Quality Culture transformation at SCA Pharma, enabling the company to become a key player in the 503B space. At Impax, she developed and implemented a contemporary and integrated Pharmaceutical Quality System and while at Hospira, Grace led a global Commercial Quality group, focusing on the needs and satisfaction of the customer.
Grace is eligible to act as a Qualified Person under EEC Directive 75/319 provisions.
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B.Sc. Chemistry, University College Cork, Ireland
M.Sc. Chemistry, Dublin City University, Ireland
Post-Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Successful Career Philosophy:
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My Happy Place: On or by the ocean, preferably with classical music