Presentation Lonza Pharma

Practical approaches for an effective Data Governance programme


Name:              Kurt In Albon

Company:      Lonza

Title:                 Associate Director Global Information Quality


Presenter´s biography

Kurt In Albon is Global Head of Information Quality at Lonza. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. His background is in information technology and pharmaceutical validation. In the past he has worked as an enterprise database designer, system developer, and in various quality assurance and validation roles.

In this capacity, he helped introduce comprehensive risk-based global CSV and data integrity strategies and standards at Lonza.


The presentation will touch briefly on the basics of Data Integrity & Data Governance and then go on to address the topics of applying risk management and integrating it into the CSV life cycle and audit trail review policies in practice.

An early case study and a template for a data life cycle risk assessment will be shown for production control systems and for a lab system. Applicability to other types of systems will be briefly discussed.

Company Introduction


Serving Today’s and Tomorrow’s Market Needs by Bringing Biotech and Specialty Chemical Expertise to Our Customers

With more than a century of experience, we have a unique capability to connect biotech expertise with fine chemical know-how, which allows us to provide the best solutions for our customers’ success. 

By continuously developing our technologies, we enable our customers to meet some of the world’s greatest challenges such as the vital need for disease prevention and treatment, clean water, abundant food, advanced materials, and enhanced hygiene and wellness. 

Around the world we are driven by our firm commitment to high quality and operational excellence across the regions, functions and markets we serve, every day. 

Empowerment, trust and integrity govern how we do business and how we interact with each other. As individuals and as teams, we are making this the place to go, stay and grow. 

We are Lonza