As a Technical Service Manager with STERIS Corporation based in Singapore, Richard has been providing technical training to customers in topics related to cleaning and bioburden control for cleanrooms, including disinfectant validation, as well as cleaning and cleaning validation for product contact surfaces. He is also a frequent industry speaker at ISPE events in various countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and India. Also presented in various industry events in China, Korea and Japan.
Prior to joining STERIS, Richard had 13 years of manufacturing and validation experience working in dry powder inhaler plant, biotech sterile fill and finish plant, and medical device and biopharmaceutical facilities. He has in-depth understanding of the requirements of cleaning and disinfection in cleanrooms, as well as best practices in bioburden control and sterilization process. Richard has also worked 3 years as a validation consultant providing validation support to various pharmaceutical customers in the area of equipment validation, cleaning validation for product contact surfaces, disinfectant validation, as well as cleaning procedures for both product and non-product contact surfaces.