Brad Swarbrick, Vice President of Business Development, is a pharmaceutical industry specialist for CAMO Software with over 20 years experience in the application of chemometrics techniques to spectroscopic analysers and process control systems.
He was part of the Pfizer Global Process Analytical Technology (PAT) group in Australia and developed the NIR spectroscopy and PAT programs for Sigma Pharmaceuticals, Australia’s largest pharmaceuticals manufacturer.
For the past 3 years Brad was based in Norway, during which time he helped a number of leading manufacturers realize major process and quality improvements in the pharmaceutical, agricultural, chemical and downstream oil & gas industries across Europe, North America and Asia.
Brad has a B.Sc (Hons) in Science and Mathematics, majoring in Chemometrics. He is the Chair of the Community of Practice in PAT, regional board director of the Australian ISPE (International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering) affiliate, and was a member of the ASTM E55 sub-committee on PAT.
Brad has been an invited expert speaker in a wide range of global conferences on PAT, NIR and Quality by Design (QbD), and has authored a number of whitepapers and peer-reviewed journal articles as well as the popular reference book Multivariate Data Analysis for Dummies.
In addition to his work at CAMO, Brad has recently taken the role of pharmaceutical editor for the prestigious Journal of NIR Spectroscopy.