Mr. Mark T. DRINAN

Small Molecule OpU Lead, Commissioning, Qualification and Validation, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG

Mark Drinan is the Regional C&Q Lead for the Small Molecule Network, part of the Global Engineering organisation at Takeda based in Switzerland. In this role which he has held since 2020, he is responsible for developing and implementing strategy, policy, and objectives supporting Small Molecule site operations and projects throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Mark has more than 20 years of global experience in the pharmaceutical industry managing and executing CQV activities through design, construction, start-up, validation, and handover of manufacturing facilities. Mark holds a Master’s Degree in Biopharmaceutical Science from the Institute of Technology Sligo, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the Munster Technological University, Cork