Through his many 40 + years in the pharmaceutical industry Royal has extensive experience of pre-clinical/clinical drug development and development of commercial manufacturing processes, technology transfer/processes, validation, and facility design/qualification.
Royal has gained experience with solid, liquid, and sterile dosage forms and also medical devices. He has developed and transferred sterile aseptic and solid dosage manufacturing processes to domestic and international partner manufacturing sites and CMO’s. Royal began his career with the Upjohn Company then joined GSK in the Pharmaceutics-Pharmaceutical Drug Development division where he brought several products from clinical development phases through to commercialization and pre-approval inspections. Following GSK Royal led the Technical Operations divisions for Cardinal Health and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc Royal has a B.S. in Chemistry from Nazareth College and been granted three patents two for pharmaceutical product delivery processes and one for a contained and automated process system for converting a drug from a HCl salt to a Gluconate salt.
In his free time he enjoys restoring and riding motorcycles. He also performs his own auto mechanics.