Meet The Team


Leadership   |   Quality   |   R&D   |   Operations   |   Commercialization

Our team of experts at BioCentriq offers more than a century of experience in cell and gene therapy process development and manufacturing. They are highly educated and trained and come to use from developers and other contract development manufacturing organizations (CDMO). Their dedication is unsurpassed and their pursuit of quality and excellence is relentless. They are a passionate and collaborative team. 


Leadership


Haro
Hartounian, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President & General Manager

Sadiq
Khan, MBA

Executive Director, Operations

Amy
Lamperti, MBA

VP, Commercialization


Jorge
Santiago-Ortiz, Ph.D.

Director, Process Development




Quality


Zainab
Alali, Ph.D.

Director, Quality & Compliance


Christopher
Castellano

Manager, Quality Assurance


Vivianne
Verissimo

Manager, Quality Control


Dagmar
Meissner, M.Sc.

CMC Consultant



Research & Development


Alex
Klarer

Head of Cell Therapy


Stephen
Hogquist, M.Sc.

Cell Therapy, Process Development Engineer


Gabriella
Ciasullo

Gene Therapy, Associate Engineer


Maya
Hubbs

Cell Therapy, Associate Engineer

Amir
Varkouhi, MD, Ph.D.

Senior Scientific Advisor

John
Yarotsky, Ph.D.

Research Fellow

Operations


Robert
Braddock, M.Sc.

Director, Manufacturing


Rucheet
Patel, M.Sc.

Supply Chain Manager


Victor
Garcia

Senior Aseptic Manufacturing Operator


Elzbieta
Bartnicka

Senior Aseptic Manufacturing Operator


Hugo
Torres

Aseptic Manufacturing Operator


Prakash
Patel

Supply Chain Associate


Nicholas
Borow​

Operations Associate

Commercialization


Chathuranga
DeSilva, Ph.D

Director, Business Development


Hana
Ioannidis, Ph. D.

Director, Project Management Office


Christie
Shaw

Aseptic Manufacturing Trainer


Shannon
Muldoon

Aseptic Manufacturing Trainer


Benjamin
Hughes

Workforce Development Coordinator


Sepehr
Rahimi

Project Assistant






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