Luxmani Chitparan has over 17 years of hands on working experience in Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device industry. She has worked in senior management capacity for globally recognized organizations in greater Toronto regions. Luxmani obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Toronto and her Master of Science Degree from Northeastern University, Boston, USA. Her Master’s degree specifically focused on Regulatory affairs related to Drugs, Biologics and Medical Devices. She has worked for many pharmaceutical companies in Toronto including Pharma Medica Research, NPS Pharmaceuticals, and Kendle Clinical Research. Luxmani is currently working as a Medical Device Inspector for Regulatory Operations and Regions Branch at Health Canada. She is responsible for inspecting multinational and domestic medical device fabricators, importers and distributors across Ontario. She brings to the team her expertise in leadership, strategic management as well as her Regulatory/Quality expertise of the Industry
Indira is a Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) with 11 years of experience planning, managing, and executing clinical research trials in the private and public sector. She has worked for the “who’s who” of pharmaceutical juggernauts, including Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Novartis, Purdue Pharma, and GlaxoSmithKline Inc., through her previous employment with the global contract research organization, INC Research. At INC Research, Indira worked in collaboration with Principal Investigators to plan and coordinate the initiation of research study protocols, established operating procedures for research studies, supervised the day-to-day activities of study staff, and executed aspects of study protocols. She was tasked with providing guidance and operational support to the highest priority, high impact projects. Read more/Read less
Dushi Gnanalingam is a Quality Assurance professional with over 16 years of experience in managing pharmaceutical quality systems (audits, CAPA, training). Dushi has a Hon. Bachelor’s of Science Degree from University of Toronto and a Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs and Quality Operations post graduate certificate from Seneca College. In her current position as Quality Assurance Specialist / QPIC at UPS Supply Chain solutions (Healthcare), she is responsible for monitoring the overall quality system status of the distribution chain for one of the largest multinational pharmaceutical companies in North America. At TMPA, Dushi is responsible for overseeing the development, execution and management of the Quality Management System portfolio.
Ms. Pirapa is a R&D Quality Assurance Associate at Purdue Pharma (Canada). During her sixteen years in the pharmaceutical industry, she held various roles including managerial and supervisory roles. She brings to the team her expertise in analytical method validation, GMP, GLP and Quality Assurance. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree with a specialization in Biochemistry from University of Toronto. She has worked for leading pharmaceutical companies including Canada Pharmaceutical Limited (CPL), Lambda Canada, Cetero Research, Bioassay and Biovail Corporation. At TMPA, Pirapa is responsible for the development and management of the Manufacturing Operations Portfolio.
With over 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, health care and clinical research industry, Tharmila Subramaniam, has developed strong leadership skills as she has successfully managed many pharmaceutical projects, clinical trials and team members. Extensive exposure to industry regulation and project management is from her past employment at Apotex and Toronto Western Hospital. Tharmila is currently employed as a project manager at Patheon, a pharmaceutical company which provides many services to domestic and international pharmaceutical companies. Furthermore, Tharmila holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo, and a certificate of Clinical Research from McMaster University. Her career ambition is to leave a lasting mark in the healthcare field, which she hopes to fulfill by supporting the growth of the community.
Ms. Siva is working as Director, Finance at IT Weapons. She has more than 12 years of working experience in telecommunications and IT/Consulting organizations. Tharshi has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Mc Master University specialising in Accounting and Finance and a Certificate of Management Accountants Designation. She has worked for many brand companies including Rogers Communications, CGI, and Plexxus. Tharshi enjoys implementing process improvements and creating operational efficiencies. She will be responsible for the financial management at TMPA