Over 20 years of experience primarily in a pharmaceutical industry on various roles with responsibility. Manage project in a high pace, multi discipline and heavily GMP regulated environment.
More than 16 years of experience in analytical method development, method validation, stability testing and release testing in analytical research and development (AR&D). Authored validation protocols, validation reports, Method of Testing and SOP’s in AR&D. Managed projects from inception to submission. Hands-on experience in cGMP/cGLP and proficient in ICH/FDA guidelines. Qualification Training for HPLC, GC, Dissolution and all basic laboratory skills to the new Chemists.
HPLC, UPLC, GC, UV-VIS Spectrophotometer.
FTIR, pH meter, Malvern Mastersizer for particle size distribution , Karl Fisher, Dissolution Apparatus I and II and Auto sampler, TLC.
Empower 2 (FR5), Millennium and Agilent Chemstation
Over 20+ Years freelance process technologist with a demonstrated history in R&D, process development, development of new synthesis procedures across fine chemicals, aroma, API Intermediates, and Petro-Chemical industries. Vast knowledge of Chemical Synthesis Methods, Reaction Mechanism, Racemic Resolutions, Chiral Separations, Asymmetric Chemistry, Hydrolytic Kinetic Resolution (HKR), Direct Kinetic Resolution (DKR) & Oxidative Kinetic Resolution (OKR). Skilled to develop new procedures for the synthesis of multi functional organic compounds formulation reactions, product characterization and multi component fractional distillation.
Expertise in scale up of various processes across chemical, aroma and Pharma Industries. Founder President of Alfa Flavours and Chemicals LLC dealing with over 400+ products catering to various industries. Consultant with Synthesis with Catalysts, as one of the manufacturers of Precious Metal Catalysts and Chiral Complexes derived from Ruthenium, Rhodium and Iridium metal ions, Catalyst Precursors, Chiral Ligands, Chiral Salen Complexes of Cobalt and Manganese. Developed novel technologies for mint variants like Synthetic Menthone, Menthol manufacturers in UP and NCR (India). Set up R&D units and developed lab to plant scale processes like Catalytic Hydrogenation, Pyrolysis, Thermal Cracking, Fixed Bed Catalytic reaction, Alkylation, Propyl Alkylation, Reductive Amination, Epoxidation, Oxidation, Condensation, Chlorination, Bromination and Asymmetric Isomerization for the fine Chemicals Industry. Developed Industrial scale fractional distillation units for companies dealing with API Intermediates, Fine Chemicals, Synthetic Aroma & Flavours Chemicals, Essential Oils and Natural Isolates. Developed processes for the rectification, Saponification and Esterification. Developed a process for esterification of tertiary alcohols to their esters by ketene process. Specialized in R&D for the development and process optimization of new catalyst systems as per the requirement of the client.
Skilled at communicating scientific work and process findings.