Philippe Lienard obtained his PhD in organic chemistry at the Orsay University, France, in Pr. Husson team in 1991. After having performed a post-doc in Pr. Oppolzers laboratory, he joined Sanofi in 1993 in chemical development. He occupied several positions within chemical development including Head of Pilot Plant on various French and USA Sanofi sites. He has been working within pharmaceutical sciences for 10 years as Head of Early Development Unit and now, hes currently CMC project manager for a department of Pre. Development Science at the interface of the research and the development unit for several research programs.