Stefan Verheyden has been active in the pharma and biopharma industry for more than 25 years. He started his career in product management in the lab chemicals industry, before moving into leading sales and business development roles in production chemistry, raw materials and APIs at two major companies. After 20 years Mr Verheyden moved into the pharma packaging industry, taking over a global role as Senior Vice-President at one of the players within the industry. He moved to Gerresheimer in 2017, heading both the syringe business as well as a new business unit supporting the fast-growing biological market segment. Mr Verheyden studied chemistry at the University of Brussels (Belgium).