Michael Davidson has over 29 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry. He is an analytical chemist by training and joined Pfizer in 1986. He spent 15 years at a manufacturing site in the UK in different Quality roles, before moving to Brussels where he was responsible for Quality at six manufacturing sites across Europe. In 2004 he moved to the US and has held a number of positions including leader of the Pfizer Manufacturing and Supplier Quality Assurance function, VP of Contract Operations Quality Assurance with responsibility for over 400 contractors and most recently as VP Quality Systems and Compliance. Michael is an active member if the ISPE and has held the position of membership secretary within the Northeast region of the UK branch. He holds a HNC in Chemistry from the University of Northumbria and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Studies from the University of Northumbria Business School.