Miriam Guest AstraZeneca

Miriam Guest

Miriam Guest AstraZeneca

Miriam Guest is an Associate Principal Scientist, Microbiology at AstraZeneca, working in the New Modalities and Parenteral Development group; based at their Macclesfield site in the UK. Miriam has worked in Pharmaceutical Development for over 20 years, in both microbiology & formulation laboratories and GMP manufacturing environments; more recently supporting complex supply chains and designing robust control strategies, including the associated regulatory authoring & interactions.

She leads the AZ Global Microbiology Forum, bringing together a global network to drive standardisation and quality principals in Microbiology.

Miriam devised & leads AstraZeneca’s “21st Century Microbiology Strategy”, to innovate, industrialise and implement technology solutions to drive efficiencies and process robustness benefits within the AZ global network. Miriam has led many cross site improvement projects, one of which was awarded the AZ Global Operations Award for Performance in 2019.

She is an active committee member of the Pharmaceutical Microbiology Interest Group (Pharmig) and co-chairs the Cross Industry Consortium on Modernisation of Microbiology.