Richmond Yip, is a Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer with the Food and Drug Administration, ORA, Office of Pharmaceutical Quality Operations Division IV. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Sciences from the University of CA, Los Angeles. He currently serves as a GDUFA Supervisor within ORA overseeing a team of investigators who conduct inspections predominantly in the international pharmaceutical realm.
Richmond began his FDA career in September 1996 as a Consumer Safety Inspector with the Los Angeles District Office. Shortly thereafter, he became an FDA Investigator assigned to conduct Pharmaceutical cGMP inspections. Richmond Yip is trained in the conduct and supervision of various pharmaceutical operations including imports, bioresearch monitoring, pre-approvals, cGMP inspections, and health fraud. While supervising his team, he also serves as a liaison between CDER, Industry, State, other federal officials and FDA field staff in the conduct of drug inspections. Certified Green Belt in Six Sigma, he also serves as a Program advisor on the management and execution of field operations.