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Professional with 28 + years of rich diverse global experience in formulation design, development and manufacturing scale up of different dosage forms & delivery systems including liposomal products & Patents for the regulated markets. He is credited with the development & dossier submission of numerous NDAs / ANDAs. Specialties: Possess strong formulation skills combined with sound business and scientific judgment in product positioning for commercial success in the international quality and regulatory arenas of the Pharmaceutical: Formulation / Analytical / Pkg. Development, Technology Transfer, Validation, Stability studies & Patents activities of Immediate/delayed / modified release products and Injectables.


Current Experience

  • Head - R&D and Regulatory file preparation.
    Since April 2005
    ·A new state of the art, custom design R&D of global repute(GREEN FIELD PROJECT) is created. -Responsible for overall formulation development and clinical supplies manufacture for solid, liquid, semi-solid,Injectables and medical nutritional products towards IND, ANDA and 505b(2) regulatory applications. ·Provided scientific leadership & technical direction for product development projects and led multiple module groups of total 50+ scientific personnel. ·Planed, organized, directed and monitored product development activities optimizing resources and expediting clinical & registration accomplishment. Managed department annual budget of $15+ million. ·Responsible to introduce FDA’s 21st Century initiatives (e.g. Quality by Design & PAT).

Past Experience

  • Dy. General Manager - R&D
    January 2004 --- March 2005
    ·Developed and commercialized several Controlled release / sustained release/delayed release products i.e. Floating drug delivery system (Mosappiride Citrate SR & Pentoprazole Enteric coated seeds.

  • Dy. Manager - Formulation
    September 1994 --- January 2004
    Heading Formulation unit especially Liposomal research group.

  • Manager - Pharma (R&D)
    May 1986 --- August 1994
    Accountable for Formulation development & Technology transfer from parent company American Cynamid Company.


LinkedIn Assessment :
Technology transferFormulation developmentValidationDrug DeliveryANDAR&DRegulatory affairsFormulationPharmaceutical IndustryGMPQuality by DesignPharmaceuticsGeneric ProgrammingSOPRegulatory submissionsProduct developmentFDAHPLCV&VCleaning Validation


  • Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from Pune University,Pune,India in 2001
  • M.Pharm. in Pharmaceutics from Dr. H.S. Gour Universitty, Sagar, M.P. India in 1985
  • B.Pharm. in Pharmacy from Dr. H.S Gour University, Sagar,India in 1983

Area / Region

Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia


Driving License
  • No