Julie L. Barker

Director, Quality Assurance, Sanofi

Julie is a quality professional with 25 years of experience in biologics process development, commercialization, and validation. In her current role at Sanofi, she provides cross-functional quality leadership support for the production of biologics products and leads a team of quality engineers responsible for oversight of validation activities. In recent years, she supported launch of Sanofi’s digitally-enabled continuous biomanufacturing facility, which was recognized with the ISPE Facility of the Year award in 2020. She has held previous roles at Sanofi in large scale cell culture process development and manufacturing science and technology and started her career as a research engineer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Julie holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Penn State University.