CSS 8th Annual Network

 Speaking Panel

Olivier Simonnot, Senior Manager Strategic Marketing, Life Sciences EMEA, Sensitech




Olivier Simonnot has been working for Sensitech Inc., UTC Climate Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., for nine years and currently holds the position of Senior Manager Strategic Marketing, Life Sciences EMEA. He previously held several positions in Marketing and Product Management in several international technology oriented companies. He holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications from the French engineering school ESIGETEL and a Master in Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management. He is an active member of the French Cold Chain Association, participated in the sub-commission on Metrology and Risk Assessment, Last Mile and is currently active in the EU GDP working group.

Jackie Peck, Managing Director, Pharmacy Consulting Limited




Jackie Peck is a qualified Pharmacist and Responsible Person she has worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry for more than twenty years. Jackie is the owner of Pharmacy Consulting limited (PCL) which is a consultancy offering bespoke services for Wholesalers, Pharmacies and medical Clinics. PCL has a large client base across the EEA and more recently has expanded into America, Canada, Asia and Dubai. The client range from small start- ups to Big Pharma.

Riekert Bruinink, Senior GMP/GDP Inspector, Dutch Health Care Inspectorate, The Netherlands


Riekert Bruinink holds a MSc degree and Pharm D degree from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.From 1981 to 1987 he worked as pharmacist in several public pharmacies. In 1987 he joined the Drug Inspectorate and in 1995 the Health Care Inspectorate in the Netherlands.

Riekert Bruinink held various positions, including management positions. He is now a GMP/GDP Senior Inspector and specializing in Good Distribution Practice. He is chairman of the PIC/s GDP working group since 2007 and member of the EMA GDP drafting Group. This group is responsible for making a proposal for a new EU GDP Guide and procedures for harmonizing GDP inspections in the European Union.

Yoram Eshel, Former Head of Global Transportation, Teva Pharmaceutical


MBA – Economics and Business Administration.


Vast experience in global transportation, warehousing and distribution systems and processes, forwarding, customs and trade compliance programs, GDP and temperature management, Security, Safety and Environmental implications.


Specialized in the Pharmaceutical, Biological and API industries including clinical trials, medical devices and specialized pharmaceuticals.


Clive Badman, VP Pre Competitive Activities, GSK


Clive Badman took up the position of Vice President, Pre-Competitive Activities, in R&D, in October 2013 having previously been responsible for the supply chain for clinical trials worldwide and the scale up and transfers of products into manufacturing. Clive joined Beecham Pharmaceuticals in 1978 and has held positions of increasing responsibility in Development and Production both at site and in central functions before moving to R&D in 2002. From October 2013 he also took on a role in the Business Engagement Group at Strathclyde University where he is a Visiting Professor and Chairman of CMAC (Continuous Manufacturing and Crystallisation). Clive has a BSc and PhD in Chemistry from Dundee University. He was awarded an OBE in 2012 for services to the Pharmaceutical Industry

Tania Snioch, Director Healthcare, GS1


Tania Snioch is Director Healthcare at GS1 Global Office. Tania joined GS1 at the start of October 2014, when she moved from Melbourne, Australia to Brussels.  In her role at GS1 Global Office, Tania supports the GS1 user community by pro-actively responding to specific business requirements from industry sectors with the aim to enhance the level of GS1 System adoption in healthcare – to help improve both patient safety and supply chain efficiency. She fosters the development of the GS1 system by designing and helping to implement new business solutions.  Prior to starting at GS1, Tania worked for the Australian GS1 organisation, GS1 Australia, for nearly 15 years, holding various roles in that time.


Robert Potts, Director, International Quality, Vertex Pharmaceuticals



An experienced director within the pharmaceutical industry, with experience of GMP, & GDP.  Through his time in industry Robert has spent time in R&D start-up company, a CMO, a large API manufacturing manufacturer, a global generics organisation and companies starting out on their commercial journeys.


Roberts has worked closely with supply chain in developing controlled temperature transit strategies & qualifications and numerous expansion activities, including setting up new entities through to out licensing and Distribution Partners.

Marloes Seesing, Global Healthcare Quality Director, Yusen Logistics


With a degree as pharmacist Marloes (Pharm D, University of Groningen, the Netherlands) has extensive experience in Quality and Operational Departments worldwide within the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, particularly in LATAM (Latin America), APAC (Asia and the Pacific), Europe and the US. The appointment of Marloes establishes a central point of contact across an international network, with the primary focus of aligning Yusen’s Global GDP compliant network. Marloes will be leading a dedicated unit committed to achieving global quality standardisation across Yusen Logistics, with the aim of consistently providing first rate quality service to customers and patients as standard.


Rada Brujic, MBA – International Buyer, Octapharma


Rada Brujic, working for Octapharma as International Buyer since 2013 in the field of Logistics and Material Management.

She holds a MBA degree in Executive Management and is currently doing a PhD in in International Business Management with focus on “Sustainable Supply Chain”.


She is experienced in sales and purchasing, logistics, contract management, supply chain and GDP.

She speaks German, English, Serbian, Russian and Italian.


Reinhard E. Voglmaier, Computerised Systems Manager, GSK


Reinhard Voglmaier, graduated in Physics at Technische Universität München, is IT Systems Validation Manager in the Medical Department in GlaxoSmithKline Italy. He has the CISA certification from ISACA and is leading the ISACA GxP expert charter in Germany. Before this he was senior project manager for European IT Projects at GlaxoSmithKline.

He coordinated also the SarbOx testing of the European IT Infrastructures and of the European Technical Centre of GlaxoSmithKline and has experience as IT Internal Auditor in GSK Italy. He presented at several conferences for IT Governance and Computer System Validation and gives guest lectures on IT Governance at Rzeszów School of Business in Poland.

Frank Peeters, Managing Director, Tobeas


Frank Peeters studied pharmacy, graduated as industrial pharmacist and obtained a Ph.D. in pharmacology at the University of Antwerp. In 2002, he started his own consultancy company Tobeas bvba, focussed on GMP, GDP and medical devices with special interest in computerised

systems and pharmaceutical distribution. He has also been teaching Corporate Quality Management at the University of Antwerp and since 2010 he is appointed guest professor at the University of Leuven, giving courses on Biotechnology and Recent Advances in Science and Technology. As LtKol in the reserve he is also active in the medical component of Belgian defense.

Rob Dekkers, Global Logistics Manager SPECT/PET and Dangerous Goods Compliance, GE Healthcare


His current role is Global Logistics and Distribution Leader, Working for GE Healthcare, Core Imaging, located at Eindhoven, NL, In his role he is responsible for the global distribution of the GE Healthcare radiopharmaceuticals and contrast media. He is the Chairman of the AIPES Transport Working Group. Rob graduated from the Eindhoven University of Technology; He received his Master of Science degree in 1988 from the faculty “Technology and Society”.

Valentina Marinkovic, Associate professor/ GxP Consultant & Coach, University of Belgrade


Valentina Marinkovic studied pharmacy and obtained a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical chemistry at the University of Belgrade. She has over 20 years of experience in multinational pharmaceutical companies (Actavis, Alvogen), fulfilling a position of the Quality director and QP. From 2015, as a associate professor at University of Belgrade, she is the director of postgraduate study program „Pharmaceutical Management and Marketing“ and she is involved in many subjects related to Quality Management and Pharmaceutical Legislation. Also, Valentina works as a consultant and coach in area of GMP, GDP and GVP. Recently, she was visiting researcher at RWTH University of Aachen,  Germany.


Stephan Heck, Sr. Director Customer Quality Management, DSM Nutritional Products


Dr Stephan Heck is the chairman of the DSM Quality Council and President of FAMI-QS. DSM is active in Material and Life Science Industry. In Life Science the company is active in the feed, food, dietary supplement, pharmaceutical, medical device and personal care markets. Stephan upgraded the GMP levels at the operational units.


Before joining DSM Stephan was responsible for the SHE and Quality organization of the Cognis group – now part of BASF. Stephan also worked as production manager in the oleochemical industry in Germany and Malaysia. He holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Cologne.


Sydney Shakele, Global Quality Officer, Fagron


Studied Pharmacy at University of Groningen. I have been with Fagron since October 2017. Core responsibilities: Internal and External Auditing. Project Management – QA related projects. Supplier Qualification.



Eveline van Schie , Qualified Person, Amstelfarma


Working as Qualified Person at Amstelfarma for 7 years



- studied Biopharmaceutical sciensces, Leiden, NL

Petar Simic , CEO, Primaco


Senior Executive with demonstrated history in transportation, IT & pharmaceuticals industry. Broad experience in business process optimisation, setting up companies strategy and business model turn-arounds. Master in Business and Economics educated in Zagreb and London.

Boris Vavra, Sales Director Pharma Division, Primaco


Strong customer service and business development professional with a demonstrated experience in pharmaceutical industry. Licenced IATA cargo agent, Master in Transportation Engineering, skilled in Supply Chain Optimization, Logistics, Warehouse Management Systems, and Freight Forwarding.

Loraine Bout, Intelligence Manager EMEA, Sensitech


Loraine Bout is the Regional Intelligence Manager, EMEA & APAC at Sensitech, formally known as FreightWatch International. In this role, Loraine is responsible for developing, implementing and delivering the EMEA & APAC intelligence strategy. Prior to her current role, Loraine worked in several roles in the security field within the Dutch government. She served as a Policy Advisor for the Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. In this role, Loraine was responsible for the quality alignment of law enforcement in the Dutch Kingdom.

Loraine gained experience in international policy making as a Policy Officer at the World Health Organization. Loraine holds a Master’s degree in Criminal law and is based near The Hague, The Netherlands.