Dr. Ain Uustare (PhD in Bioorganic Chemistry) joined TBD-Biodiscovery in 2008 as a Project Manager and in 2011 he took the position of the Head of Chemistry Department. His responsibilities included R&D projects management, supervision of contract manufacturing campaigns and providing instructions for Project Managers in the company. He has extensive experience in route-scouting, feasibility studies, process development, contract manufacturing, upscale and also synthesis of cytotoxics and HPAPI. Since 2008 Ain has also actively participated in the implementation of quality system in the company, developing documentation of standard operation procedures for manufacturing and process validation. Since 2011 he has also been the Production Manager in GMP-regulated manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pre-formulations and excipients. Starting the 1st January 2018, Ain has became the Qualified Person in the company and from 1st of May 2020 became Head of Quality Department.