Mr. Peter Twomey

Head of Inspections | Quality and Safety of Medicines Department, EMA

Peter Twomey is currently the Head of Inspections at EMA, with responsibility for the Office tasked with supervising compliance with GMDP, GCP, GLP, GVP and BE practices for human and veterinary medicines, market surveillance, quality defects and recalls and harmonisation and policy development in the inspections area. He is the current Regulatory Chair of the Expert Working Group drafting the revision of ICH GCP E6 (revision 3). He previously worked at the Irish Health Products Regulatory Authority, where he held the position of senior GCP/Pharmacovigilance inspector and GCP/PV Inspection manager, and representative at the GCP/Pharmacovigilance EMA inspector working groups (IWGs) and the CMDh GCP IWG working party. He also held the role of Pharmacovigilance inspector with the UK-MHRA, and positions in various areas of industry, including PV (QPPV and PV manager), medical affairs and wholesaling (responsible person). He holds a BSc and Masters degrees in pharmacy, and two Bachelor of Laws degrees.