Ask an Expert


Ask an Expert

Our experts are always happy to answer your questions about the work we do. So, if there’s something you’d like to find out more about, why not ask? On his page you’ll find three of our highly experienced team members, all ready to take your questions.


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Ian Morgan, General Manager, Sharp Clinical Services

QP Importation & Release and Supply Chain Expert


Ian has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1978 and is a Charted Chemist. He joined Sharp in 2009 as General Manager of our Clinical Services business in the UK. Before moving into contracting, Ian worked in quality and manufacturing for Bayer Schering Pharmaceuticals. He has extensive experience in the global clinical trials market, having worked as Customer Service Director at Fisher Clinical Services, implemented clinical trial packaging and distribution for Piramal Healthcare and run clinical trial production and distribution for Quintiles Sciences in Edinburgh.

Gaurav Banerjee, Director of Technical Services (US & EU)

Serialisation Expert


Gaurav is responsible for the development, documentation, implementation and enhancement of Sharp’s serialisation services platform. Before joining us in 2012, he worked in operations and regulatory compliance roles at Merck & Co, Inc. and prior to that he was Manufacturing Engineer and Supplier Quality Engineer at Metrologic Instruments. Gaurav holds a BSc in Commerce and Engineering from Drexel University and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.

Bob Macadangdang, Client Development Manager

Commercial Packaging Expert


Bob has been with Sharp since 2007 and works closely with our US and EU commercial business development managers to support overall sales growth of all packaging platforms. He has over 35 years’ experience across various manufacturing operations, having held the roles of Industrial Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer and Senior Cost Accountant. Bob earned his BSc in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and his MSc in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University.

Mia Kobuta, Logistics Client Services Manager

Dangerous Goods Handling Expert

Mia oversees the logistics project management and global depot teams within Sharp Clinical Services. Her prior roles with Sharp have included Logistics Project Coordinator as well as Global Depot Manager. She has been responsible for helping to build out Sharp’s global depot network as well as assuring the highest of quality standards through routine audits of Sharp’s depot network. Mia is focused on providing her clients with critical insight; necessary to offer a proactive approach to meet their goals. In addition to attending National Technical University in Lviv City in Ukraine, she is also certified as a Lead Auditor (TPECS) ISO 9001:2015 as well as a subject matter expert for dangerous goods handling.

Herb Yocum, Cleaning Validation Engineer, Sharp Packaging Solutions US

Cleaning Validation Expert

Herb has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1992. He joined Sharp in 2013 as a Cleaning Validation Engineer. In his role at Sharp he oversees cleaning validation activities at both the Conshohocken and Allentown PA facilities. He is ISPE certified in cleaning validation. Prior to joining us, he worked at Teva Pharmaceuticals for over 20 years, where he held management positions in both process validation and cleaning validation.