Scott M. Wheelwright, PhD
Cofounder and Principal Consultant
Scott M. Wheelwright, PhD, is cofounder and principal consultant at Complya Asia, where he works with many types of pharmaceutical and life science companies to help them meet international standards for quality. Dr. Wheelwright has technical expertise in fermentation, cell culture, monoclonal antibodies, proteins and viruses. He has directly participated in developing oncology, infectious disease, cardiovascular, wound healing, angiogenesis, vaccine and diagnostic products. Dr. Wheelwright has 30 years experience in solving the challenges companies encounter when bringing biotechnology and other medical products out of research and into the commercial marketplace.
Dr. Wheelwright is also founder and president of Strategic Manufacturing Worldwide, Inc. (SMW), a consulting firm that supports cGMP compliance in manufacturing operations and Quality Assurance in the USA. SMW provides business and technical expertise to biotechnology and related industries in the areas of operations management, manufacturing outsourcing, CMC development activities and facility design. Previously, Dr. Wheelwright served as the founding COO for Innovent, a biopharmaceutical company in China developing monoclonal antibody products for sale in China and worldwide.
Dr. Wheelwright has been an executive officer in several biotech start-ups, and has supervised the areas of manufacturing, process development, compliance, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, validation, engineering and facilities. He has worked as a researcher in the laboratory and has led the development of several products that are now on the market. Dr. Wheelwright has also led the construction of multiple manufacturing facilities that meet compliance requirements for cGMP. His corporate experience includes Abbott, Chiron (now Novartis) and Scios (now Johnson & Johnson).
Dr. Wheelwright obtained his PhD degree in chemical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and his B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Utah. He performed post-doctoral studies in biophysics at the Max Planck Institute in Germany. He is the author of a book on protein purification and has published many papers on process design, manufacturing, and compliance for pharmaceuticals and biologics.
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