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Roger Nosal

Vice President & Head of Global Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls at Pfizer, Inc.


Roger Nosal is Vice President & Head of Global Chemistry, Manufacturing & Controls at Pfizer.  Roger was instrumental in the development of Quality by Design & has advocated for global regulatory harmonization through several PhRMA, ICH, ISPE, PQRI, AAPS, IFPAC, ACS & DIA technical committees.  He is currently the PhRMA Topic Leader for ICH M9 EWG and CMC expert to ICH Q12 IWG. He serves as the Chair of the ISPE Regulatory Steering Committee and Chair/Editor of Pharmaceutical Engineering. He was also the immediate past Co-Chair of the DIA Quality Program Committee (2014-2017).

Roger’s 36 years of experience at G. D. Searle, Monsanto, Pharmacia & Pfizer, includes 23 years in regulatory CMC.  Prior to his regulatory role, Roger was a Medicinal Chemist, author of 24 patents for several medicinal candidates (PAF, leukotriene, 5-HT3 & 5-HT4 antagonists & agonists, COX-2 & serotonin inhibitors) & a Process Chemist, focused on synthetic development & analytical control of derivatives of aspartame & manufacturing optimization of prostaglandin syntheses.

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