Steven J. Wisniewski

Principal Consultant, CAI

Steven Wisniewski is Principal Consultant for CAI Consulting, a highly respected provider of consulting and technical services for biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturers worldwide. CAI Consulting focuses on the manufacturing lifecycle process, with services including commissioning, validation, technology transfer, owner Project Management, maintenance programs, SOPs, training and cGMP compliance. Wisniewski has more than 35 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and device industries. Prior to joining CAI he was Senior Associate and Director of Compliance for IPS. Steve was senior consultant for Drug and Device Associates and has served in manufacturing facility and corporate senior management roles at Sterling Drug and Bausch & Lomb. He has completed a wide variety of pharmaceutical manufacturing, filling and critical support operations to major R&D laboratories, facilities and upgrades. He holds a BSME from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is an active Member of PDA and has participated on a Technical Report draft team, and an active Member of ISPE. He served on the ISPE board of directors beginning in 1982, and was chairman of the board in 1991. Wisniewski served four years as chairman of the ISPE Community of Practice for Commissioning and Qualification, and was on the ISPE task team that developed the ASTM E2500 Verification Standard. In addition, he served as a leader of the Task Team that produced the ISPE Guide: Science and Risk-Based Approach for the Delivery of Facilities, Systems, and Equipment, and was a leader the Task team that developed the ISPE Good Practice Guide: Applied Risk Management for Commissioning and Qualification. Most recently he is a member of the leadership for a Task Team developing the second edition of Baseline Guide 5 for C&Q to incorporate QRM approaches.