Raj graduated from University of Greenwich in 1993 with a BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Sciences. She then completed her PhD in Formulation Development while working as a Research Scientist at the University of Portsmouth. After obtaining her PhD, Raj joined the Centre for Drug Formulation Studies (CDFS) at Bath University as a Senior Research Scientist, which later became Vectura Limited. Raj spent 19 years with them in various roles, ranging from Manager of Client Programmes Associated with Dry Powder Inhalation Product development, Head of Respiratory Development Operations, Director of Business Operations and Capacity Management through to Director of Capacity and Portfolio Management.
Raj’s breadth of experience spans from drug product development through to delivering business operations, which makes her the perfect candidate to lead CatSci’s Scientific Operations team in the next phase of our evolution. She is passionate about building upon CatSci’s 11 successful years and bringing her in-depth understanding of the challenges of pharmaceutical CMC development with a customer-focused attitude.