Helge Engelking

Subject Matter Expert: Drug Substance/HPAPI

Helge Engelking is a Senior Manager in the Process Technology & Innovation (PTI) Group at Lonza’s site in Visp, Switzerland, where he is responsible for data management, process data analytics, and multivariate data analysis. Helge joined Lonza in 2004, working in the Biotransformation group on biocatalysis and process development for the production of secondary metabolites. Since then, he has held positions of increasing authority, focusing on upstream development and leading projects on fermentation process development for the production of recombinant proteins, including primary recovery and scale-up. Helge has also served as a process expert upstream for microbial operations in Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT), where he was responsible for technology transfer, process optimisation, and validation activities before moving to his current role. Helge earned his Master of Science degree in Biotechnology from the University of the West of England, his Diplom in Biotechnology from Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, and his Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering at the Technische Universität München, Germany, where he worked on biotransformation processes for the production of fine chemicals.