Thurloch O’Criodain holds the position of Global Lead Quality Steward with Novartis Pharma AG. He has been working in the pharma, medical device and biotech industries for over 30 years, holding senior quality roles in major international companies. Thurloch’s current role requires him to be an expert on manufacturing and distribution operations as well as quality systems. He has led several major projects for Novartis and successfully managed GMP remediation programs. He also works on the development of quality systems at Novartis as well as guiding local operations through regulatory inspections.