The PDA Singapore Chapter recently announced the results of the election for the chapter board.
Singapore Chapter Board 2020–2022
President: Bruce Loxley, GSK
President-Elect: Emily Cheah, Charles River Laboratories
Secretary: Andyanto Sutandar, HGP Asia/NNIT Singapore
Treasurer: Christina Chen, CAI
Richard Chai, STERIS Corporation
Li Wei Chan, GSK
Shi Ming Chau, Johnson & Johnson
Katie Parks, Amgen
Priyabrata Pattnaik, Merck
Rama Tummala, GSK
Due to the COVID-19 situation, the election was carried out by electronic voting, the first for the chapter. The Annual General Meeting, where the outgoing board shared the previous year’s events and financials along with the election results, was done by Skype—another first for the Chapter.
The 2020–2022 board brings a wealth and breadth of experience. Half of the Board Members were active Board Members and volunteers in 2018–2020 term. Chapter President Loxley is responsible for audit risk assessment preparation, audit planning and execution and reporting at GSK. President-Elect Cheah is currently the Managing Director of Charles River Laboratories Singapore (Microbial Solutions). Secretary Sutandar is a manager in the NNIT Group Life Sciences Divisions of HGP Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore, and leads HGP’s Manufacturing Science and Technology service unit. Secretary Chen is Director of Operations at CAI (Southeast Asia). She has 18 years of commissioning and qualification and cGMP experience in the operation and validation of various types of equipment, manufacturing facilities, cleaning processes and process validation with various clients across Asia.
Please note that, at this time, chapter events originally planned for May will likely continue as virtual events. Where possible, the chapter is seeking an opportunity to collaborate with other chapters in the region for their coming virtual events. Check the chapter website https://www.pda.org/chapters/asia-pacific/singapore for the status of other upcoming events.