Matthew H. Snyder

Director, Engineering & Facilities, Center for Breakthrough Medicines

Matthew Snyder has recently joined the Discovery Labs and Center for Breakthrough Medicines as Associate Director, Engineering and Facilities to establish and support CDMO operations at his former GSK R&D campus in King of Prussia, PA. Matt comes to the Discovery Labs after 4 years at CRB where, in his role with the Biopharm Core Team in the Philadelphia office, he provided design project management, subject matter expertise along with some business development and client relationship functions. Preceding his time at CRB Matt concluded a tenure of nearly 14 years with GlaxoSmithKline’s BioPharm CMC operations. In this role for GSK he was responsible for management of the group capital expenditure budgets, establishment and leadership of the engineering PMO, direction of sustainability initiatives and advocacy, as well as providing technical expertise and engineering advisory roles for internal groups and external organizations. Matt has 25 years of pharmaceutical industry experience starting through the cooperative education program at Drexel University with Life Science International. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Drexel. Matt has previously worked for Merck, Wyeth and ImClone Systems in Project Management and Process Engineering functions. Matt has been a member of ISPE since 2001 and is an active supporter and Past-President of the Delaware Valley Chapter.