Friederike Hermann, Ph.D.

Subject Matter Expert: Drug Substance/HPAPI

Dr. Friederike Hermann is Head of Occupational Hygiene and Biosafety at the Lonza site in Visp, Switzerland. She is a member of the Health Commission for the site, where more than 3,000 people are employed, and is a certified hygienist through the Swiss Society of Occupational Hygiene. Friederike joined Lonza in 2001 as an Analytical Chemist in the Environmental Department before transitioning to the field of Occupational Hygiene. She contributed significantly in the setup of production facilities at Visp for highly potent active pharmaceutical ingredients (HPAPIs). She is a member of the steering committee for the Community of Practice (CoP) on Containment for the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) DACH affiliate and is a member of the MAK Commission for Switzerland. Friederike completed her Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) Degree on Work and Health at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich and the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, after earning her Master’s Degree in Chemistry at Phillipps-Universität Marburg, Germany, and her Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany, with an emphasis on element speciation

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