Head of Process Safety | UCB Pharma S.A.
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Dr. Albert Colomer obtained his degree in chemical engineering as well as a PhD in process chemistry in Barcelona, furthermore, he recently completed a Master of Science in pharmaceutical development from KU Leuven. He worked for almost 8 years as a specialist in process safety for AkzoNobel in The Netherlands, where he focused on different aspects of product safety by the thorough characterization of flammability as well explosivity properties; additionally, he facilitated multiple HazOp studies on organic peroxides and metal alkyl production units located worldwide.
In 2019 he joined UCB Pharma in Belgium as their Head of Process Safety, where he is accountable for the assessment all safety aspects associated to the scale-up of any chemical process related to development of small molecules; this includes the characterization of reaction hazards as well as product thermostability.