Consultant, Pharmaceutical Services

Phone: +44(0)1751 432999
Country: United Kingdom

John Hutcheson has over 30 years of experience working with the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. He specializes in pharmaceutical water systems, validation, technical writing and quality systems.  He is responsible for training activities, water system troubleshooting and auditing activities. His approach to problems and training is pragmatic, with a focus on achieving the desired outcome quickly and efficiently.  

Dr. Hutcheson is a lecturer at Cranfield University, Brighton University, Manchester University, University of Sligo and European College of Validation. He has authored a number of papers on water purification and spoken at numerous conferences.

Dr. Hutcheson started his career in downstream process development at Beecham Pharmaceuticals and then worked as a Senior Development Chemist at Scottish & Newcastle breweries.

He then worked for Millipore, designing and selling process filtration systems, water systems, small- and large-scale HPLC systems and microbiological monitoring systems. He was a founding member of Ionpure Technologies Ltd and ultimately became General Manager of USF Ionpure Permutit. He then moved into European product management, managing a technology and marketing group for USF prior to becoming Operations Manager for BioKinetics. He also held the position of Global Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Business Unit Manager for Christ Water Technology.