Rathi Param is the president/founder of the North American College of Pharmaceutical Technology (NACPT) and ValidationTech Inc. She is also acting as the director of International Medical Cannabis Association (IMCA). Rathi earned her B.Sc. in Chemistry from University Ottawa, MBA in Technology from University of Phoenix and Post Graduate Pharmaceutical QA & QC Certification from SRN Institute. She is an innovative and creative leader with more than fifteen years of hands-on experience in many scientific industries (medical cannabis, medical devices, environmental, food, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical), complemented with ten years of training/teaching experience. She possesses extensive expertise and knowledge of Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Validation, Technology Transfer, Manufacturing Technology, Process Improvements, Auditing, and Inspection. Rathi is also a QAP consultant for Green Amber Canada (Cannabis Producer). In addition, Rathi has been assisting medical cannabis companies in regards to the application process to become a Licensed Producer of Cannabis for Medical Purposes through Health Canada.
In the past 15+ years, Rathi has held strategic management roles in major Canadian name brand/generic pharmaceutical companies. Validation Scientist at Patheon Inc., Validation Services Manager at Sanofi Pasteur Limited, Toronto., Validation Specialist at CibaVision, Toronto., and Validation Quality Engineer (Consultant) at iPOC, Toronto, Quality Assurance Person in charge at Green Amber Canada, Toronto to name a few. Her interest in helping graduates to commence their careers in the pharmaceutical and related industries was the motivation to launch NACPT and Validation Tech, to provide hands-on training and create a platform to direct the pathway to successful recruitment by the pharmaceutical and related companies.