Chris Garten

Chris Garten

Joining BlueSphere as the Vice President of Quality Assurance, Chris Garten brings over 30 years of Quality and Regulatory experience in the biotech industry, including cell and gene therapy clinical programs spanning from early to late phase product development and supply and clinical quality support in both large- and small-scale pharma.

In his most recent role of Vice President of Quality at PACT Pharma, Chris was responsible for leading the implementation of GxP Quality Systems and Operations supporting a Phase I autologous TCR platform, clinical manufacture, release and distribution, and clinical studies.  As a Senior Leader at PACT Pharma, Chris built a strong quality organization, provided oversight and leadership for clinical quality, CMC, logistics, supply chain, regulatory, and implemented a data infrastructure system design to ensure needle to needle patient safety and product integrity.

As a seasoned Quality professional, Chris has spent the last 10 years of his career building Quality GxP programs for both allogenic and autologous platforms in local and global clinical studies. Prior to joining the cell and gene therapy industry, Chris held roles of increasing responsibility leading Quality Assurance and Quality Control for Johnson & Johnson, Schering Plough and Glaxo Smith Kline.