Dr Stefan Arnold is Managing Director and Principal Consultant at BPC Arnold GmbH BioPharma Consulting.
The consultancy was founded by Dr Stefan Arnold in April 2014 to provide customers in the biopharmaceutical field with individual support in process development and project management. His in-depth expertise in biopharmaceutical development enables individual project valuations for a proper portfolio selection and implementation. Special field of the expert is Biosimilars and Biobetters development.
Dr Stefan Arnold acted as Chief Scientific Officer and member of the executive board at InstrAction GmbH Mannheim from 2012 to 2014. In this function, he was responsible for product development and manufacture of novel agent-specific (both chemical and biolological agents) multimodal chromatography matrices as well as implementation of such matrices in (bio-)pharmaceutical manufacturing processes.
He is co-founder of BioGeneriX AG in 2000, where he took responsibility for Process Development, Project Valuation and as executive Project Manager for Biosimilars until 2011. As one pioneer and expert in biosimilar CMC he developed manufacturing processes for four successfully EMA-licenced biopharmaceuticals (RATIOGRASTIM, LONGQUEX, EPORATIO, OVALEAP). Stefan operated as Head of Down Stream Processing from 1999 -2000 at Merckle GmbH, Ulm, as Deputy Head of Department Protein Chemistry at Pharmacia & Upjohn Diagnostics in Freiburg from 1997 to 1999. Prior as Senior Scientist in the autoimmunity field at Elias GmbH, Freiburg from 1995 to 1997.
Dr Arnold is author of numerous scientific publications and holds patents in the biopharmaceutical field. (5 process and formulation of blockbuster biopharmaceuticals EPO, IFN-beta, FSH, HTScreening Systems for chromatography ligand idendification).
He is member of the advisory boards of the University of Applied Sciences Mannheim and the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin.
Dr Arnold received his PhD in Physiological Chemistry from the Theodor-Boveri-Institute, Würzburg in 1994 and holds a Diploma in Chemistry of the University of Würzburg, Germany.
Besides German (native language) he has further knowledge in English (fluent in spoken and written)
and Italian (good basic in spoken and written).