Christine Seymour, Ph.D. | AIChE

Christine Seymour, Ph.D.

Senior Director
Pfizer Inc.

Christine Seymour has enjoyed participating in AIChE leadership for more than 25 years. She had the great honor of being the 2018 AIChE President. Christine was the founding Chair of the Pharmaceutical Discovery, Development, and Manufacturing Forum and was the Secretary of the AIChE Board of Directors, on the Society of Biological Engineering (SBEE) Board of Directors, Chair of EBPC, an AIChE Board member, Spring Meeting Program Chair, Process Development Division Chair, and a Process Development Division Formation Committee member. Most of all, Christine has valued the friendships she has made through volunteering with AIChE. 

Christine is a Senior Director in Regulatory Chemistry and Manufacturing Controls at Pfizer Inc, leading the regulatory strategy and implementation for a portfolio of projects in drug development, commercial applications and established products. Previously, Chris led chemical process research teams at Pharmacia /G.D. Searle. She has chemical engineering degrees from Lehigh University (BS) and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (PhD). 

She is the recipient of the AIChE Epstein Award for Technical Programming, Outstanding Alumni Award from the College of Engineering (University of Massachusetts), Woman of Innovation Finalist (Connecticut Technology Council and Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology), Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Chemical Engineering, and is an AIChE Fellow. Christine has edited and contributed to several books on pharmaceutical process/product development. 

Christine also serves on academic boards including as Chair of the Lehigh College of Engineering Advisory Board, the past Chair of Leigh ChBE Advisory Board, and is a member of University of Massachusetts and University of Arizona ChE advisory boards.