Quality by Design (now QbD Group) was founded by Bart Van Acker in the summer of 2011. Since then, QbD has been helping companies in the life sciences and healthcare industry to qualitatively develop and produce products.

With over 600 top-notch consultants worldwide, the QbD Group has an ample knowledge base for solving complex project problems. In addition to the Belgian headquarters, QbD also has affiliates in the Netherlands, Spain, France, UK, Switzerland, Austria, Mexico, Colombia and the US.   

Executive team

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Bart Van Acker

Chief Executive Officer

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Elly De Bruyn

Chief Human Resource Officer

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Martijn reniers

Chief Innovation Officer

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Tom Lokermans

Chief Financial Officer

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Bart Crommelinck

Chief Operating Officer

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Filip Dosselaere

Chief Commercial Officer

Division Leads

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Jonathan Boel

Software Solutions & Services Lead

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Luc Segers

Business & Communications Lead

Country Managers

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Jaime Castro

General Manager QbD Mexico

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Johana Sandoval

General Manager QbD Colombia

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José De Colsa

General Manager QbD Spain

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Carole Pugh

General Manager QbD UK Ltd

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Salma Michor

General Manager QbD Austria

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Come visit our booth at CPHI Barcelona 2023

Come to see the QbD Group at stand #3G73 at CPHI Conference in Barcelona. And after the conference…Eat & Connect with lifescience professionals at our QbD’s CPHI Networking Drink.