Dr. Ing. Olindo Lazzaro, PE, MSc, CSP, EMBA, CSL Behring - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Ing. Olindo Lazzaro, PE, MSc, CSP, EMBA

Head, Global EHS by Design
CSL Behring
CSL Behring is a leading global biotech company driven by its promise to save and improve lives. We manufacture remedies for serious and rare diseases.

Olindo Lazzaro is the Global Head EHS By Design at CSL Behring, in charge of key technical EHS programs across the CSL Behring global organization.

Main areas of focus are:

  • Major Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Control
  • Process Safety Management (PSM) and auditing of PSM Systems
  • Serious Injury and Fatalities (SI)F prevention
  • EHS in Capital Project and Technology Transfe
  • Loss Prevention and Fire Protection

Before he was the Global Occupational Safety Lead at Novartis, in charge of providing leadership and coordination of Occupational Safety Programs across the Novartis global organization. Main responsibilities included to: lead the Global Occupational Safety Programs providing co-ordination, support and guidance to all Novartis operations worldwide; collaborate with Novartis HSE Leadership, Regional HSE teams and major stakeholders to assess organizational needs and develop an aligned global safety strategy to manage risk, ensure compliance, prevent incidents and deliver industry-leading safety performance; act as subject matter expert on Occupational Safety and other HSE topics and programs as required and provide ongoing coaching and support to site leadership teams and site HSE leaders worldwide.

Previously he has been the Director, EHS Global Manufacturing & TPMs at Abbott then AbbVie, with Direct accountability for Environment, Health, Safety & Energy (EHS&E) performance and compliance throughout AbbVie’s manufacturing sites and TPMs Globally and then the Director, Global EHS Technical Operations at AbbVie, responsible for EHS Technical Centers of Excellence supporting both R&D and Manufacturing at Global Level. His key areas of focus are: Process Safety Management, Loss Prevention and Fire Protection, Serious Injury and Fatality (SIF) Prevention, OH/Containment, Environmental Sustainability Operations, Pharmaceuticals In the Environment (PiE), Environmental Best Available Techniques (BAT)/Ecoefficiency, EHS Technical Transfer Process, Positive Safety Culture, EHS Management Systems (ISO 14001, ISO 45001, EMAS) and EHS Technical Audit, EHS Business Integration and EHS Performance Improvement.

Olindo has more than 25 years of experience in EHS and Pharmaceutical & Chemical Operations, including international experience in EHS management, Technical Transfer, EHS by Design, network optimization and post M&A EHS integration. His core expertise are:

  • Major Hazard identification, Risk Assessment and Control, Process Safety Management (PSM)/Auditing of PSM systems. Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Safety Strategy
  • Environmental Sustainability Operations, Pollution Prevention (PP), Environmental Best Available Techniques (BAT) assessment, Eco Management and Audit. Pharmaceuticals In the Environment (PiE), Effluent Management from Manufacturing.
  • Emergency Planning & Response; Crisis Management and Business Continuity
  • Occupational Hygiene/Containment, Potent Drugs & Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADCs)
  • EHS Business Integration and EHS Performance Improvement. EHS Management Systems (ISO 14001, EMAS, ISO 45001, ISO 50001)
  • Positive Safety Culture.

Olindo holds a Master Degree with honors in Environmental Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, a Specialization in Process Safety and Major Hazard Control from the School of Industrial Safety and Protection, University of Rome “La Sapienza” and an EMBA in Pharmaceutical Administration from LUISS University Business School, Rome, Italy.

He is registered as Professional Engineer, Fire Protection Expert and Construction Safety Coordinator in Italy. He is a Certified Occupational Health and Safety Manager, a Certified Energy Manager and he is qualified as Evaluator of Environment Management Systems according to ISO14000 and EMAS rules and as Internal Auditor for the Health and Safety Management System according to OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001 and UNI 10617. Olindo is also member of ISPE (International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering) Containment Community of Practice (CoP) Steering Committee and of “AESGP, EFPIA and Medicines for Europe –Inter Associations Initiative (IAI)” - Pharmaceuticals in the Environment (PiE) Task Force.

Olindo is very passionate about EHS and sustainability and he successfully led the development, implementation and EMAS registration of the Environmental Program in Latina area (Italy) pharmaceutical industrial cluster (12 manufacturing sites of different pharma companies including CDMOs).

Related Sessions:

2nd Annual Highly Potent APIs
Summit 2020

Assess and reduce manufacturing and handling challenges for highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients.
  • 19 Feb 2020
  • Prague, CZ
  • Pharma
Day 1: Wednesday, 19 February 2020
CASE STUDY: Containment Targets, Occupational Hygiene (OH) Long Range Plan & Pharmaceuticals in the Environment (PiE) Strategy at AbbVie.
  • High Containment Compounds and AbbVie Pipeline
  • Containment Targets and Occupational Hygiene (OH) Long Range Plan
  • Risk Assessment and Occupational Hygiene (OH)Metrics
  • Pharmaceuticals in the Environment (PiE) Strategy
  • New Product Introduction and Tech Transfer
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3rd Annual Highly Potent
APIs Summit 2023

Assess and reduce manufacturing and handling challenges for highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients.
  • 22 Feb 2023
  • Virtual,
  • Pharma
Day 1: Wednesday, 22 February 2023
CASE STUDY: EHS Integration in Capital Projects and Tech Transfer
  • Risk Reduction and EHS Management Elements
  • Proactive approach for EHS review and input during TT and Capital planning process
  • How to Address EHS issues early during the design phase.
  • EHS deliverables during the planning, design and installation of processes, equipment and facilities to support TT
  • Verification: FAT/SAT/PSSR
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4th Annual Highly Potent
APIs Summit 2024

Assess and reduce manufacturing and handling challenges for highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients.
  • 21 Feb 2024
  • Virtual,
  • Pharma
Day 1: Wednesday, 21 February 2024
CASE STUDY: EHS by Design - EHS Integrations in Capital Project and Technology Transfer
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