David Churchward has been a GMP inspector with the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency since 2004.
David is responsible for providing technical and professional leadership to the MHRA’s team of 30 GMP inspectors. He is experienced in leading the implementation of innovative regulatory approaches on a national and international level and is currently leading Brexit preparation work for MHRA’s Inspection Enforcement and Standards Division.
David has extensive involvement in regulatory harmonisation and collaboration through the PIC/S sub-committees for Strategic Development (deputy chair) and GMP Harmonisation (member). He is also co-chair of the PIC/S data integrity working group and PIC/S representative at the International Council for Harmonisation (ICH). He is the MHRA representative at the EMA Inspectors Working Group.