Consultant at Ermer Quality Consulting

Joachim Ermer, PhD

 Joachim Ermer, PhD

Dr. Joachim Ermer offers consulting and training on topics related to pharmaceutical analytics and quality control, such as pharmacopoeia requirements, reference standards, analytical data integrity, life cycle management of analytical procedures, monitoring of relevant performance parameters, continuous improvement, OOS / OOT, validation, verification, transfer or practical statistics.

After studying biochemistry at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Dr. Ermer obtained his PhD in enzymology in 1988 and worked as a research assistant. Following a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Cambridge in Molecular Biology, he took up a position as Laboratory Manager in Pharma Quality Control Development Products at Hoechst AG in 1991.

From 2001 to 2005, as Director of Analytical Processes and Technology, he was responsible for the global coordination, support and consulting of all industrial QC departments at Aventis regarding analytical issues. From 2005 to 2010, Dr. Ermer was head of Quality Control Active Ingredients Chemistry at Sanofi in Frankfurt. Between 2010 and 2018, he served there as Head of QC Services and then as Sanofi's Head of QC Lifecycle Management and Global Reference Standard Coordinator until November 2020.

He is a member of the APV Analytical and Quality Assurance Specialist Group, the USP Measurement and Data Quality Expert Committee, and the Chromatographic Separation Techniques Working Party of the European Pharmacopoeia.

He is author or co-author of the following chapter of GMP Compliance Adviser:

  • 14.D Validation of analytical methods