Javier Cardenas, Ph.D.
Senior Consultant, Azzur Group
Javier Cardenas, Ph.D. is a Senior Consultant for Azzur LA, a healthcare and life sciences consulting firm. His experiences span Commissioning, Qualification, and Validation (CQV) projects across the areas of sterile injectables, medical devices, biologics, and cell & gene therapies. These projects include facility and equipment design and qualifications, process and cleaning validations, technology transfers, and continuous improvement initiatives. Using science- and risk-based approaches, Javier continues to be a thought leader for value-add policies and procedures for the success of his clients in the Southern California region. He holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, with an emphasis in Molecular Biotechnology.