Geert Vandenbossche

Global Head RLT Process & Equipment, Novartis Pharma AG

Geert Vandenbossche is responsible for process and equipment design and upgrade for Radioligand Therapy at AAA Novartis. In previous roles he was Global Head NTO QA Strategic Initiatives in Novartis, Chairman of the Sterility Assurance Expert Network (SAEN) and leading the Novartis aseptic processing continual improvement program as well as the global Data Integrity project covering all Novartis Manufacturing sites, contract manufacturers, country organizations, development and IT. Geert has served Novartis for 29 years in leadership roles in Alcon Puurs, Alcon Barcelona and global roles in Sandoz Holzkirchen as well as Novartis Basel. He did lead Manufacturing Science and Technology, Engineering, Quality, Regulatory Affairs. He was Plant Manager in Alcon Puurs, responsible for procedure packs, prefilled syringes and sterile ointments. For the last 10 years he was in global roles for Sandoz Sterile and Special Technology sites as well as Biological Drug Product sites with Novartis. He joined the Radioligand Therapy division in 2019. Geert received his degree in Pharmacy and Ph.D. from the University of Gent in Belgium.