Find out more about the team behind Novel Therapies.
We provide Client-side support specific to the life science industry across essentially 5 disciplines.
- We support major biotech and pharmaceutical clients including AbbVie, Alexion, Genzyme, Sanofi, Shire, Lonza, Ipsen, Vertex, Moderna, uniQure, Pfizer, Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb and more.
- Examples of our core competencies include project managers, project engineers, process engineers, commissioning and validation engineers, MEP, plant engineers, automation/I&C engineers, quality specialists, and more.
- We insist on giving premium support to our clients, so we look for candidates who are able to offer the right balance of technical acumen, understanding customer needs, and people skills.
- We are committed to short-term and long-term investment in the continuous professional development of our personnel.
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As Vice President, Gerard is responsible for providing strategic leadership to guide DPS Technical Services’ growth in the U.S. through both development and acquisition. Gerard has held a number of senior management positions and has almost 20 years’ of biotech, pharmaceutical, and advanced technology industry experience. Educated at the Dublin Institute of Technology and Trinity College Dublin, Gerard received his Ph.D. in Nano-scale Semiconductor Chemistry. After graduating, Morgan held an R&D position within the biomedical division at Enterprise Ireland and subsequently moved into the pharmaceutical field whereby he was appointed Associate Director of Operations for Pfizer (formerly Wyeth). Morgan has served as President of Technical Services for DPS in Framingham, MA, since 2013 and later as President of TSO. Now as Vice President of US Operations, he plays a pivotal role in expanding the US footprint. Gerard is also a member of the Board of Directors at DPS.
Michael Bocchini is an industry Leader with more than 25 years of biotech, pharmaceutical and chemical industry experience. Previously he worked with leading Engineering & Life Sciences divisions where he has led the Commissioning, Qualification and Validation functions. At DPS Mike has responsibility for Technical Services Operations and P&L out of our New Jersey office, supporting pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical service companies. Mike Bocchini has a very successful track record in running and growing businesses directly relevant to the sectors in which DPS operates. As VP of Operations, he executes a key role in the expansion of our Technical Services business both through organic development and acquisition.
Caroline is an accomplished commissioning and validation professional with 20 years of industry experience working on complex biopharmaceutical projects. She has been responsible for CQV consulting, front-end planning and managing execution of C&Q project teams for a number of capital projects both in Europe and the U.S. At DPS, Caroline works within the Technical Services Operation as a Technical Client Account Manager and CQV Project Manager. Caroline’s key responsibilities include: providing C&Q strategy planning and compliance services to various pharmaceutical clients; managing CQV programs of work, including front-end project planning, as well as CQV master planning; building C&Q schedules and ensuring schedule adherence; defining C&Q strategy for equipment scopes; and ensuring commissioning and qualification deliverables are achieved throughout the project lifecycle. In addition, as a Qualified Person (QP), she ensures all CQV and compliance-related projects meet with regulatory expectations from a compliance and technical perspective.