Trevor Deeks, Ph.D.

Specialties: Biotechnology, Management, Quality, Regulatory

Trevor Deeks, Ph.D. has 40 years of experience in pharmaceutical development, manufacturing, quality control and quality assurance, at least half of this time has been spent working with biologicals. He is registered as an eligible QP under EC Directive and has also practiced as a registered Pharmacist in the UK. He now resides in Maryland and has his own consulting business. He has a Ph.D. in Peptide Chemistry and has extensive expertise in aseptic processing and in a wide range of unique and unusual biotechnology processes, including protein expression products, live vaccines, tissue culture products, and cell-based products.

He has practiced as a QP since 1983 and his QP experience includes commercial batch release, investigational medicinal products and “Specials”. He has established and operated Quality Systems in compliance with the European Clinical Trials Directive and with global regulatory expectations (FDA, WHO, ANVISA, etc.). He has led scale-up and technology transfer projects for large and small molecules, has managed many projects with contract manufacturing organizations, has undertaken a number of evaluations of new technologies, and has performed due diligence evaluations of such products for acquisition.

He is also the author of over 30 publications and the author and/or editor of a number of books, including Phase-Appropriate GMP, Pharmaceutical Outsourcing, and Bioprocess Validation, The Present and The Future. All of these books are available through PDA Publications.