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Ahmad Ashour

Radiopharmaceutical Operation Manager & Qualified Person at Advanced Technology Company (ATC)

Summary

A passionate and forward thinking individual who never compromises on quality and who always makes things happen. Have the knowledge, skill, and ability to coordinate production activities so that they exceed set targets. Flexible and able to adapt positively to any challenges that arise. Confident communicator with strong interpersonal and analytical skills who thrives on social interaction and customer satisfaction. Committed individual who knows how to operate in a high speed automated production environment. In my present position I am involved in meeting the center’s production goals and scheduling changes at short notice, and ensuring that goods and services are produced efficiently and are of correct quantity, quality and cost.

Work experience

Sep 2013Present

Radiopharmaceutical Operation Manager & Qualified Person

Advanced Technology Company (ATC)

Execution and supervision production of tracers

Setting of daily production order

Writing and/or revising of production technical documents such as SOP, deviation protocol, change control, work instructions, maintenance and calibration and validation planes, etc

Supervising all other production department documentation and management

Revising all records, worksheets, logbooks, etc

Revising and evaluation of the batch records

Supervising of raw material and warehouse managements activities

Supervising of all production department equipment management activities and ensuring the proper maintenance, calibration, and qualification status of each piece of equipment

Sep 2011Sep 2013

Production Manager

Kuwait Foundation For The Advancement Of Sciences (KFAS)

Compliance with all the laws and regulations concerned with radiopharmaceuticals and radiopharmaceutical services

Procurement of radiopharmaceuticals and related products

Compounding the drugs using the necessary ingredients and equipment

Quality assurance of the radiopharmaceutical product using related equipment and devices

Dispensing the drugs, either in the form of filling bulk orders or unit doses for the patients

Distribution of the radiolabeled drugs, including packaging, labelling, and transportation

Next day setup

Maintain good customer relations

Enforcing and following radiation protection practices, and appropriate handling of radioactive substances

Providing patient-care related information and consultation to patients and other nuclear medicine professionals

Participate in research and development activities, like testing new radiopharmaceuticals, new compounding procedures, and quality control aspects

Run the cyclotron

Sep 2009Sep 2011

Head of Clinical Chemistry Laboratory

Ministry Of Health

Head of Clinical Chemistry Laboratory.

Supervising and currying out different types of analysis such as liver function test, renal chronic related test, and myocardial related tests.

Quality control assurance.

Lecturing and training and different types of hospital stuff on the blood sera analysis.

Aug 2006Sep 2007

Analytical Chemist

Västerås Petroleum

Analytical Chemist Kemi AB, Västerås Västmanland County, Sweden.

Method development.

Carrying out petroleum analysis using GC-MS, GC-FID, UV/VIS spectroscopy, solid phase extraction, and potentiometric titration.

Basic equipment maintenance.

May 2005Jul 2006

Organic Chemist

KARO BIO AB

Synthesizing candidate drug compounds.

Analyzing candidate drugs using HPLC-MS, Prep. LC-MS, GC-MS, column chromatography and NMR.

Method developments.

Jun 1998May 2000

General Manager Assistant

PAPYRUS TRADING LLC

General Manager Assistant, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Export\ import formalities.

Customs clearing.

Dealing with chamber of commerce.

Self-correspondence.

Meeting arrangements and other office duties.

Education

Jun 2015

Certificate

ECA Academy , Spain

Deviation management and CAPA

Intensive course “Deviation management and CAPA”

Jun 2015

Certificate

ECA Academy , Czech Republic

Effective batch record review

Intensive course “Effective batch record review”

May 2014

Training

Asia Oceania Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology , South Korea

Intensive training on management and production of radiopharmaceutical

Oct 2013

Training

Itelpharma , Italy

Intensive training on management and production of radiopharmaceutical under European GMP guidelines

Nov 2012

BA

Inforcentre , Kuwait

Attending course for project management for  professionals and MS project use

Jun 2009

MSc. Medical Science

UPPSALA UNIVERSITY , Sweden
Jun 2007

MA

UPPSALA UNIVERSITY , Sweden

Master of Pharmaceutical Bioscience in protein separation

Jan 2005

MSc. Analytical Chemistry

University of Hanover , Germany
Jun 1997

BSc. Chemistry

Al Nahrain University , Iraq

Skills

Professional

Project planning

Identifying key issues

Leadership skills

Estimating costs

Technical support

Commercial experience

Market exploring  

Personal

Solution orientated

Relationship building

Detail orientated

Decision making

Perseverance Attention to detail

Confident

Flexible & adaptable

Positive attitude

Strategic thinking

IT skills

Influencing skills

Conflict resolving

Analytical mind

High levels of integrity

Negotiating skills

Language

English       fluent

Arabic        fluent

German     fluent

Swedish     Conversational

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Nuclear Medicine

Radiochemistry

 PET/CT

HPLC

GMP

Medical Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging

Tender Preparation

Tender Offers

Tender Planning

Production scheduling

Production Management  

Time management

Quality management

Quality Assurance 

Health& safety