Niral Patel is a project management and commissioning, qualification, validation (CQV) professional with over 19 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry. Niral has served as Capital Project Manager and Senior Validation Consultant for clients such as Sanofi/Genzyme, Celgene, and Catalent. He has expertise in all aspects of project management and has experience leading projects within a consent decree environment.
Niral is experienced and skilled in a wide array of tasks. He has completed tasks for clients ranging from project scheduling and project management to commissioning and qualification to technical writing. He has extensive knowledge in project management, risk assessments, equipment and utility qualification, and facility commissioning.
Prior to joining ICQ Consultants in 2016, Niral worked at Alpha Consulting as a Project Scheduler for a technology transfer project at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Before that role, he was a Capital Project Manager at Sanofi Genzyme for 3 years. Niral started his career at Siemens where over the course of 10 years he held roles of increasing responsibility from Manufacturing Technician to Biochemist to Project Manager in the Technology Transfer group.