Graeme McKilligan

Graeme McKilligan

Company: MHRA (until Oct. 2020)

Job title: Lead Senior GMP Inspector


Graeme will start as an independent GMP consultant in October 2020 having currently been with the MHRA GMP inspection group since 2005. Graeme is a Lead Senior GMDP Inspector within the Inspection Enforcement and Standards Division at MHRA performing inspections across a wide range of pharmaceutical manufacturing and import activities in the UK and overseas.
Graeme led the EU Implementation team for Health Based Exposure Limits (HBEL) and chapters 3 & 5 updates, resulting in issue of a Q&A document issued via the European Medicines Agency (EMA) as well as training of EU GMP inspectors in 2018.
Graeme also led the PIC/S Working Group and Expert Circle Co-ordinating Committee on Control of Cross Contamination in Shared facilities (CCCISF). The group issued Aide-Memoires for Inspectors on inspection of cross contamination and Health Based Exposure Limits in 2019 and 2020. Graeme specified technical content, chaired and presented at the inaugural PIC/S Expert Circle on CCCISF in Taiwan in June 2019.
Graeme led the MHRA Cross Contamination Technical Sub-Group and was the GMP Inspectorate lead on the MHRA Inspection Action Group (IAG), a multidisciplinary group administering the regulatory action process on behalf of the UK Licensing Authority. Graeme also led for the inspectorate Compliance Management Team (CMT) an Inspectorate based senior inspection group managing sites with poor inspection performance with a goal to prevent the need for regulatory action.
Graeme is a Chemist and before joining MHRA he worked in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient industry for 13 years with GSK in a variety of Quality Assurance management roles and the Medical Device industry with Ethicon Ltd (a J&J company) for 12 years in Quality Control and management roles.
Contact Details:
Cell/Mobile: +44(0)7752771175


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