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:
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.