Dr. Ing. Olindo Lazzaro, PE, CSP, MBA, AbbVie - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Ing. Olindo Lazzaro, PE, CSP, MBA

Director, Global EHS Technical Operations
AbbVie pharmaceuticals combines advanced science with expertise to make strides in drug and treatment discovery, making a remarkable impact on people's lives.

Olindo Lazzaro, PE, MSc COHSP, EMBA, is Director Global EHS Technical Operations at AbbVie, responsible for Global 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, SIF prevention, OH/Containment, Chemical Safety and GHS, Pharmaceuticals In the Environment (PiE), Environmental Best Available Techniques (BAT)/Ecoefficiency, and EHS New Product Introduction/EHS Technical Transfer process.

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.

Olindo has 25 years of experience in EHS and Pharmaceutical & Chemical Operations, including international experience in EHS management, Technical Transfer, network optimization and post M&A EHS integration.

His core expertise are:

  • Major Risks Control, Hazard identification and Risk Assessment including: FMEA, HAZOP, QRA, SIL, LOPA, land use planning, dispersion modeling and consequence assessment.
  • Process Safety Management (PSM)/Auditing of PSM systems.
  • Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Safety Strategy, Emergency Planning & Response.
  • Occupational Hygiene/Containment, Potent Drugs & Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADCs)
  • Pollution Prevention (PP) Environmental Best Available Techniques (BAT) assessment, Eco Management and Audit.
  • World Class Safety Culture. Lost Time Accident Reduction. Behavioral Based Safety (BBS).
  • EHS Business Integration and EHS Performance Improvement. EHS Management Systems (ISO 14001, EMAS, ISO 45001, ISO 50001).
  • Lean Manufacturing and Change Management.

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

He is registered as Professional Engineer and Fire Protection Expert in Italy. He is a Certified Occupational Health and Safety Manager, 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.

Privately he is happily married, he is a proud father of two children and he enjoys track and field, outdoor activities including mountain hiking.

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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