LocationHarrogate, United Kingdom
Current WorkSemi-retired Pharmaceutical Consultant
Past WorkSciTech Engineering, Bovis Lend Lease, Steris
Specialist InPharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Fine chemical.
Experience20 Years +


Kevin Murgatroyd, Ph.D. has worked within the pharmaceutical industry since 1982, whilst he is GMP and sterile speacialist with particular expertise in the field of Freeze drying, he has practical experience in most dosage forms. Much of his career has been involved with the provision installation and validation of large items of pharmaceuticals processing equipment notably Freeze dryers. Prior to entering consultancy, he worked for three main Freeze dryer vendors and has gained unique “hand-on” experience in the specification, design, procurement and Installation. Also in transfer of Freeze drying cycles, both in scale up and transfer to new equipment. For 20 years, Kevin was the main lectuer at a commercial, international freeze drying course and has given many customer in- house and society lectuers. He has also chaired and lectured at several specialist Freeze drying course such as ISL-FD in Spain and USA. He is a co-author of a freeze drying textbox, has written many articles in the scientific press and was involved in writing of all the PHSS Freeze drying monographs.