Paul Richards

Distinguished Engineer, Global Engineering & Facilities, Biogen Inc.

Paul Richards is a Principal for Biogen Global Process Engineering. In this role, Paul provides process engineering technical leadership and expertise to facility and manufacturing projects. He led the design Biogen's Antisense Oligonucleotide Synthesis Manufacturing facility. He is also responsible for providing Due Diligence and technical support for external Drug Substance, Drug Product, and Finished Goods manufacturing operations.
Paul has more than 30 years of progressive experience in the successful implementation of capital and technology projects in the Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical Industries. Prior to joining Biogen, Paul’s professional experience included technical leadership positions with CRB Consulting Engineers, Pfizer, James Chemical Engineering, and John Brown Engineering & Construction. Paul has been an active member of ISPE through the years as a past Board Member and Officer for the New England Chapter of ISPE and a Steering Team Member of the ISPE’s API, OSD, and Containment Community of Practices.