Karl Metzger, Managing Partner & CEO at gmPlan GmbH
Karl Metzger is Managing Partner & CEO at gmPlan GmbH with his focus on GMP auditing, consulting & training. He is an APIC-certified ICH Q7 Auditor with more than twenty years experience in global auditing.
Karl Metzger graduated in Chemistry (Dipl. Chem.) from the University Kaiserslautern, Germany in 1989. After several years in biochemical research and analytical development, he joined BASF Pharma in 1995 as GMP/DMF Coordinator in the Uetersen site. From 1997 to 2001 he worked as project manager in the areas GMP Training & GMP consulting: first for Concept Heidelberg with his focus on API and Documentation, second with TDH/Euro Engineering and his focus on Qualification/Validation of API & excipient plants.
He worked for Welding GmbH & Co. KG in Hamburg from 2001 to 2010. There he was Management Representative for Welding's integrated Management System (covering GMP, HACCP, ISO and SHE requirements), Head of Production, and Deputy QP for APIs.
Furthermore Karl Metzger was active in several national and international federations (e.g. in the Good Trade and Distribution Committee of FECC, the European Association of Chemical Distributors.)