Sébastien Gillard



Education and training

2009 Caducée des Pharmaciens

 French State Diploma of Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D.)

« Apple Dihydrochalcones : extraction, separation and medical interest » (Discover the thesis, french content)


Master of Physical & Chemistry Analysis and Food & Drug Control

College of Pharmacy, University of Strasbourg


College of Pharmacy, industry section

College of Pharmacy, University of Strasbourg


French Scientific Baccalauréat with high honors, english major

Lycée Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg

Skills and competences



mother tongue


good command of english, written and spoken, TOEIC : 925 (2007)


good command of german, written and spoken

 Computer skills

Office softwares (Office, iWork)
Graphic design (Suite Adobe)
Vidéo/Photo (Final Cut Pro, Motion)
Internet (HTML, XML, PHP, CSS, AJAX)
Scientifics (MATLAB)
Mac et PC platforms

Work experiences

2019 – presentLogo Roche

Project Leader in Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT), Roche (Kaiseraugst, Switzerland)

Site Transfer Lead for packaging transfers
Projects: Xofluza Bottles, Xofluza Blisters, Crovalimab autoinjectors & vials, PDS Ranibizumab, Mosunetuzumab vials, Gantenerumab autoinjectors & vials.

2019 (6 months)Logo Roche

Exchange of talent (temporary assignment) in TPM Portfolio & Project Management Team, Roche (Basel, Switzerland)

Technical Transfer Leader for biological products
Projects: Transfer of NeoRecormon from Roche to a contract manufacturer Vetter (Ravensburg, Germany). Tech Transfer Lead Time Reduction program.

2017 – 2019Logo Roche

Analytical Transfer Leader in Commercial Drug Products Quality Control, Roche (Kaiseraugst, Switzerland)

Local Project Manager for analytical transfer performed under GMP environment.
Coordination of QC teams and SMEs to ensure effective planning and execution of transfer. Writing of transfer documents.
Projects: successful transfer lead of clinical and commercial analytical methods from Chugai, Japan, Roche Grenzach and Penzberg, Germany and overtake of ongoing stability studies from Chugai, Japan. Lead of a transfer of commercial analytical methods to a contract laboratory in Belgium.

2014 – 2017Logo Roche

Group Leader in Commercial Drug Products Quality Control, Roche (Kaiseraugst, Switzerland)

Management of 3 analytical teams: approx. 12-15 people (analysts + lab supervisors) working in GMP environment.
Validation of analysis from release and stability analysis of commercial parenteral drug products (Biologics). Responsible for the physical Container Closure Integrity testing (helium leakage and blue dye test) and Capillary Electrophoresis. Direct contact with inspectors during inspections (RHI, FDA, intern audit, etc.). Writing of specifications & methods, SOPs, deviation reports.
Projects: Implementation of a new qualification concepts for equipment qualification. Analytical transfers with Genentech SSF and Vetter Ravensburg. Active involvement in QC Planning, implementation of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators).

2010 – 2014Logo Roche

Labor Supervisor (Team Leader) in Commercial Drug Products Quality Control, Roche (Basel/Kaiseraugst, Switzerland)

Management of an analytical team: approx. 5 analysts working in GMP environment, Group Leader deputy.
Review of the analysis results from release and stability analysis of commercial drug products for solids and parenteral drug products (Biologics) such as physical testings, HPLC, capillary electrophoresis, UV, SDS-PAGE western blot, IEF, TLC. Management of qualified equipment (e.g. HPLC, UV and fluorescence spectrometers, capillary electrophoresis, etc.). Analysis of complaints and counterfeits. Writing of specifications & methods and SOPs, deviation reports.
Projects: Project Leader for the development of a web-application aimed to plan and organize the analytical work in the QC labs. Part of an analytical transfer with the Genentech SSF. Relocation of the GMP lab from Basel to Kaiseraugst.

2009 – 2010Logo Roche

Lab Specialist in Commercial Drug Products Quality Control, Roche (Basel, Switzerland)

Validation of analytical methods (e.g. HPLC): redaction of plans and reports, execution of the tests. Transfer of analytical methods (e.g. dissolution, HPLC): execution of the tests. Relations with regulatory department to answer questions concerning quality. Follow-up of the different Pharmacopoeia: redaction of a newsletter for the QC.

2009 (6 mois)Logo Roche

Industry work experience in Quality Control – Process Robustness Support, Roche (Basel, Switzerland)

Development of Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy methods for cell-culture monitoring (simultaneous measure in process of multiple biologic indicators by NIR). Raman and NIR spectroscopy (e.g. counterfeits). Development of a Matlab® program for capsules, tablets and packaging counterfeits visual identification.

2008 (6 months)

University laboratory work experience in Analytical Chemistry and Food Science, College of Pharmacy, Strasbourg (UMR 7178 – Eric Marchioni)

Development of a selective extraction method of dihydrochalcones from food matrix using solid phase extraction, High & Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography, UV spectroscopy and mass spectroscopy. Lab work used for the thesis work “Apple Dihydrochalcones : extraction, separation and medical interest”

2008 (6 months)

Hospital internship in the Clinical investigation Center (CIC), Strasbourg Teaching Hospital

Improvement of knowledge in clinical research, filling of case report forms (CRF), investigation of a study on readability of clinical trial consent forms.

June – August 2007Logo Transgène

Fixed term contract (3 months) with Transgène (Biopharmaceutical company, Strasbourg)

– in Quality Control: Verification and improvement of the laboratory equipment’s logbook
– in Quality Assurance: Ordering and reorganization of the production equipment’s qualification files.


Trainer for Exactétudes (training company, Strasbourg) in Zoology, Genetics, Anatomy and Botany

Preparation and correction of mock exams for Pharmacy 1st year students.

2005 (6 sem + 3 mois)

Work experience folowed by employment in a Pharmacy (Pharmacie Finkwiller, Strasbourg)

Stock management (storage, order, reception…), counter service.



Vice president of “Le Comprimé” (College of Pharmacy newspaper)

Page setting, redesign of the association website (http://www.lecomprime.com).


Member of the Pharmacy Student’s Association (AAEPS)

In charge of communication and student parties organisation, conception of communication media Organisation of the “Banquet de Pharmacie” (800 people).

Student elected representative in the council of Strasbourg College of Pharmacy

Website production

Nogha Consulting (http://www.nogha-consulting.com), Section Urbaine (http://www.section-urbaine.fr), Kleiner Prinz Kinderkrippe (http://www.kitabasel.ch), Le Comprimé (http://www.lecomprime.com)

Video direction

Official presentation movie for Strasbourg College of Pharmacy (http://www-fac-pharma.u-strasbg.fr)
The Good Laboratory Practice in Strasbourg College of Pharmacy (http://www.canalc2.tv/podcast/filmbpl.mov)
DVD of the “Banquet de Pharmacie” 2005, 2006 and 2007 (double DVD box) : full management of the project (filming, montage, creation of the DVD interface and jacket…)


2nd National Prize from “Concours Lycéen sur les Droits de l’Homme” at the Mémorial de Caen on january 26th 2001

Pleading contest teamed with Frédéric Hecht et Benoît Andlauer : « Lâché au chiens » (Discover the pleading, french content).


Travels : Costa Rica, Nepal, Thailand, Hawaii, Myanmar, Sri-Lanka, United States, South Africa, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, Irland…
Macro Photography (insects and flowers) (see my Flickr Gallery)
Creation of websites and websolutions



Nogha Consulting

Aperçu du site de Nogha Consulting
Professional Website of Nogha Consulting, consulting firm in sustainable architecture and engineering.
Website started in 2009. Website entirely programmed. AJAX interactive display, administration interface, database for projects, contact form, gallery.
Updated in december 2015 with Wordpress Website. Personnalized theme.

Section Urbaine

Aperçu du site de Section Urbaine
Professional Website of Section Urbaine, urbanism firm.
http://www.section-urbaine.fr (french content)
Website entirely programmed. AJAX interactive display, administration interface, database for projects, contact form, gallery.
Website started in 2010.

“Le Petit Prince” Nurcery

Aperçu du site de la crèche le Petit Prince
Professional Website of the german-french bilingual nursery Kleiner Prinz – Petit Prince in Basel, Switzerland.
Wordpress Website. Personnalized theme.
Website started in 2010.

Le Comprimé

Aperçu du site du journal Le Comprimé
Website of the student association Le Comprimé, newspaper of the College of Pharmacy from Strasbourg.
http://www.lecomprime.com (french content)
Wordpress Website. Personnalized theme.
Website started in 2010.


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