Advisory Council

The BETC is guided by an active Advisory Council comprised of mid- and high-level professionals from some of the industry’s most highly regarded companies. The Council helps the BETC understand and meet the short- and long-term challenges facing biotech and its professionals.

Council Members by Company

AbbVie

  • Michael McDonald, Associate Director of Manufacturing
  • John Sauers, Program Manager, Business Excellence

Acceleron Pharma

  • Bob Steininger, Senior Vice President, Manufacturing

Alexion

  • Derek Adams, Executive Director, Manufacturing; Plant Manager, Alexion Rhode Island Manufacturing Facility; Executive Director, Plant Manager

Amgen

  • David Bain, Director of Industrial Engineering

Biogen Idec 

  • Andre Walker, Director, Manufacturing Sciences

Cubist

  • Carlos Lopez, Sr. Director Process Development
  • Jonathan Kinross, Manager, Process Development

Eppendorf 

  • Mike Sattan, President & CEO

GE/Xcellerex

  • Geoff Hodge, Vice President of Biomanufacturing Services & Senior Global Product Manager, Flex Factory

Genzyme

  • Jamie Brady, Senior Director

Immunogen

  • Tom Lauzon, Executive Director of Operations

Lonza Biologics

  • Rajesh Beri, Head, Mammalian Research & Technology

Momenta

  • Marcio Voloch, Senior Vice President, Pharmaceutical Development; Vice President, Biologics

Pfizer

  • Dan Sullivan, Sr. Manager: Head of Andover Bioprocess Facility

Protein Sciences 

  • Manon Cox, President & CEO

rEVO Biologics

  • Irene Bernier, Senior Director, Project Management
  • Sean Evans, Vice President, Process Development & Quality Control

Shire 

  • Chris DeGrandpre, Director Manufacturing
  • Aaron Clarke, Manager of Training and Compliance