Congress Chairs

Jaap Koster
CEO / Senior Consultant, PCS Pharmaceutical Consultancy Services, The Netherlands

Jaap Koster has 37 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, in a range of positions including production, engineering and QA.
Since 1999 he worked as an independent consultant for the industry and in 2008 his firm merged with PCS, a wellknown consultancy firm.

Mr. Koster worked for 5 years in the USA as VP Quality for a novel production platform and for 7 years in India as Head Corporate QA for a larger Pharmaceutical Company.
He is involved in many GMP repair projects, factually leading those projects and leading projects for building new pharmaceutical facilities.

In 2016 he completed the world’s first Medicinal Cannabis GMP implementation, which included the motherplant-cycle and cloning sections.
Mr. Koster is currently involved in many Medicinal Cannabis projects around the globe for implementation of international requirements according to GMP.

Shlomi Zandberg
Professional Director, SYNC Projects Ltd., Israel

Shlomi Zandberg is the founder and Professional Director of SYNC Projects Ltd., quality and regulatory consultancy firm that is serving the pharmaceutical Industries, concurring the international regulatory requirements.

Shlomi holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and has nearly 20 years of experience providing regulatory and quality services, assist companies in working with the authorities as well as with the regulatory and quality aspects, and specialize in developing company-tailored quality and regulatory strategies.

Shlomi is a member of various societies, co-chair and speaker at various congresses, and author of many articles on the quality and regulatory aspects.