PATRICK DAOUST

DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL TRAINING

A seasoned industry professional, Patrick has 20 years of experience in life sciences process development and manufacturing. He has led multidisciplinary teams in both manufacturing process development and production of clinical material. His technical experience covers Chemistry Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) process development and clinical manufacturing for monoclonal antibodies, fusion proteins and all aspects of antibody drug conjugate development and manufacturing as well as process re-development for Phase 3/Commercial readiness. He has also overseen aseptic drug product fills for multiple clinical lots.

After acquiring expertise in the development of biosimilars, Patrick founded and ran a company dedicated to the development and out-licensing of cell lines and manufacturing processes for various biotherapeutics. Most recently as the Director of Manufacturing at Immune Biosolutions, Patrick led the set-up and successful first production of a clinical lot of a novel antibody treatment for COVID-19. In these roles, Patrick was responsible for developing highly skilled teams by providing complex training to colleagues and employees to ensure success.
Patrick grew up in the Maritimes and completed a BSc in Biotechnology from Sherbrooke University as well as an MSc from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at University of Montreal.