Mr Sachdeva holds a Master Degree in Chemistry as well as a Specialized Diplomas in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical manufacturing. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration.
He has more than 30 years of experience including 15 years as a regulator of health products. He started his career as a chemist and moved on to lead Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance departments within generic and innovator pharmaceutical companies. Before joining WHO, he worked with the Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA) as a Senior GMP Auditor and Senior Regulatory Specialist.
To date, he has performed more than 300 on-site GMP inspections (active pharmaceutical ingredients, finished pharmaceutical ingredients, vaccines and in-vitro diagnostic manufacturers) as a Lead Inspector in Asia, Africa, Latin America and North America.
It has become mandatory to understand current regulations and recommendations by FDA, EMA, WHO and other authorities to implement adequate quality risk management principles to make science-based decisions to mitigate potential risks. Competent staff, sound knowledge and in-depth understanding of products and processes are critical when assessing potential risks to manufacturing processes to ensure that patient safety is adequately protected.View Details