CURRICULUM VITAE Office Address: Cancer Research UK/Cambridge Research Institute Place of Birth: Date of birth: Education: B.Sc. (Molecular Biology) University of Melbourne (1st Class Honours), Melbourne, Australia Ph.D. (Cancer Research) The Garvan Institute and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Professional Experience: Research Assistant, Genomi
Res_11_gen.pdfBRYAN P. HICKMAN, MPH, CIH, CHMM, LIH
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE
A results oriented professional with over 20 years of diverse experience in Fortune 100 corporate, cGMP manufacturing and consulting environments. Expertise in comprehensive occupational safety and health and environmental programs, project and personnel management, policy creation, regulatory review and quality assurance. Repeated success in obtaining regulatory reductions from government agencies. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Conestoga-Rovers and Associates
2002 to 2011
A comprehensive engineering, environmental consulting, construction, and information technology (IT) services with
3000 employees in more than 60 locations throughout North America.
Senior Industrial Hygienist and Project Manager
Provide comprehensive industrial hygiene (IH) services for clients at all levels of management including comprehensive OSHA / EHS program audits, sampling programs, and presentations. Provide information leading to CRA's North American and Caribbean IH strategy. Generate proposals, project expenses and perform IH assessments including sampling strategy design, sampling, staffing, and report writing. Collaborate with field staff to provide direction and positive motivation while project field work is being conducted. Serve as client "man in the plant" when required. Develop unique, custom solutions to meet internal and customer needs. Advise clients responding to regulatory agencies. Review and write internal health and safety SOPs, and Health and Safety Plans for construction work. Fill in for construction site EHS personnel when required. Market comprehensive EHS services on behalf of the company to prospective clients. Design and administrate a successful IH and safety services website as an offshoot to marketing services. • $52 million hotel restoration in New Orleans following hurricane Katrina; • Coordination of more than 600 environmental building demolition assessments for local airport expansion in the Chicago area leading groups of employees; • Coordinate evacuation and testing required by municipality on behalf of large soap manufacturer following evacuation of thirty-three residences due to flooding with sewage while leading a team of six personnel in various locations within the U.S.; and • Hospital operating suite evaluations for molds.
Pharmacia / Monsanto, Searle Division
1991 to 2002
The $4 B Pharmaceutical Division of a $13.3 B Worldwide Agra/Pharma and Industrial Chemical Corporation with
Corporate Manager, Strategies and Implementations
(1998 to 2002)
Pharmacia, Searle Pharmaceutical Division, Corporate Production Planning.
Project Management of highest priority corporate objectives. Notable projects include:
Celebrex Drug Launch Team. A successful team that created the largest and fastest
introduction of a new medicine in history, Celebrex, that generated $1.4 B in first year sales.
• Created Project Management files that included: Drug production, staffing of between eighteen to thirty-six personnel, QA release timing, and shipping requirements for Celebrex based on aggressive dates. BRYAN P. HICKMAN, MPH, CIH, CHMM, LIH
• Performed required FDA batch record and packaging component reviews, and completed lot releases for multiple forms of the drug. Trained other team members. • Prepared materials for use in merger negotiations and for Celebrex marketing partner, Pfizer. • Created the databases and programs for tracking part numbers, vendor approvals and the • Project management team for two other potential blockbuster drugs. Merger Integration Team. Combined order processing systems in the newly merged company.
Included process design, validation, equipment qualification/installation and system configuration.
Environmental and Safety Specialist / Manager
(1991 to 1998)
Managed overall facility compliance with EHS regulations, employee safety and health, and associated programs for three separately permitted (LQG, SQG and CESQG) facilities that reported to the plant manager at each facility; one pilot plant/process development, one production facility and one warehouse. Successfully acted as the change agent to systematically implement change to a culture of best practice in environmental, occupational health and safety. Developed and conducted industrial hygiene sampling programs. Interfaced with OSHA, USEPA, Illinois EPA, ATF, DOT, local sanitary district, fire departments and two levels of Corporate EHS. Assured site, corporate and OSHA standards were met. Recommended control strategies to reduce employee exposures to potent drug, chemical substances and physical agents. Participated in monthly safety inspections at three sites. Provided training in HazCom, Lab Standard, laboratory safety, respiratory protection, Lockout/Tagout, spill response, forklifts, fire protection, and evacuations. Audited hazardous waste disposal sites. Maintain site chemical inventories. • Led facility through chemical explosion incident with no reportable injuries occurring. • Developed and programmed award winning WindowsTM-based, site-wide Hazard Communication/EPA Chemical Inventory System & Labeling System. Marketed to other Fortune 100 companies, mimicked by others. • Saved $200,000 by supplying analytical and physical evidence to prevent laboratory ventilation systems replacement. Saved $82,000 during project to replace facility neutralization tanks.
The Consulting Company
1989 to 1991
A service organization designed to assist Baxter Healthcare Corporation in deployment of corporate -wide EHS
computer system and support the Corporate Manager of Industrial Hygiene.
Occupational Health and Computer Consultant
• Developed industrial hygiene programs and procedures, conducted monitoring surveys.
• Represented Baxter at national meetings by serving on IH, environmental and training program • Consult and train corporate-wide mainframe and PC applications of all types. • Computerized occupational health, safety and industrial hygiene data. Programmed database applications for the above areas and the American Industrial Hygiene Association.
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
1982 to 1989
A $9 B worldwide healthcare corporation with 63,000 employees . Associate for Environmental Law, Corporate Legal
(1986 to 1989)
Reported to Vice President and Corporate Counsel, Environmental. • Assisted 52 manufacturing plants regarding compliance with specific environmental and occupational health related laws, RCRA, CERCLA, SARA and OSHA. Interpretation of laws. BRYAN P. HICKMAN, MPH, CIH, CHMM, LIH
• Interacted with government agencies, upper corporate management, plant managers, and field coordinators. Designed and orchestrated global conferences. Prepared and made presentations. • Participated in corporate audits, real estate transactions, PRP committees, UST’s, medical • Maintained corporate environmental database, and coordinated computer related activities.
Senior Control Analyst, Baxter, Hyland Therapeutics Division
(1983 to 1986)
Reported to Manager, Plasma Screen Laboratory. Coordinated lab testing with appropriate
personnel in six areas of testing, large volume computer data-entry, and plasma segment
processing. Directed the activities of twenty-two technicians
Temporary Lab Assistant, Baxter Travenol Laboratories
(1982 to 1983)
Reported to Supervisor, Research and Development. Maintain electronic and high pressure
systems. Designer, and builder of automation devices. Responsible for production of stroma-free
hemoglobin. Production of synthetic erythrocytes (artificial blood).
U.S. Department of the Interior
1981 to 1982
Technical Assistant, Illinois Natural History Survey
Reported to Director of Aquatics. Statistical sampling of mussels in the Mississippi and Illinois
Rivers for environmental impact analysis. Wrote small scale computer programs to assist in
statistical analysis. Designed, built and operated shipboard surface-supplied diving apparatus.
Masters Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Industrial Hygiene
University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health Bachelor of Science in Biology, EEE
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFICIENCIES
Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist (COHC) Expired March 2006 Asbestos Building Inspector, IL, Expired April, 2006 Chairman, American Industrial Hygiene Association, Employment Services Committee, 1997.
Proficient in MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word, Access, Paradox, MS Office;
some to the programmer level. Skilled with the Internet and SAP implementation.
Past Troop Committee Chair, Boy Scouts of America. Managing the Troop while growing from
twenty-two to one-hundred and sixty participants.
BRYAN P. HICKMAN, MPH, CIH, CHMM, LIH
Examples of regulatory reductions achieved for Monsanto:
Developed and programmed state-of-the-art WindowsTM-based, site-wide combined Hazard
Communication/EPA Chemical Inventory System & Labeling System. Now in use in two Fortune
100 companies. System includes MSDS management, chemical inventory to the component
level, government reporting, scanning, barcoding and faxing of information of over 19,000
chemicals. The application won the company’s “ACE” award. Originally saved company $57,000
plus a $5000 per year maintenance fee. Now mimicked by several other companies throughout
Taken two facilities to small quantity generator status, a greater than 50% reduction in hazardous
waste was realized in 1996 alone.
Discovered pharmaceutical production operation previously recognized by EPA and the sanitary
district as a “Pharmaceutical Manufacturer” did not meet the regulatory definition of
“Pharmaceutical Manufacturer;” therefore pharmaceutical regulations did not apply. Interacted
with EPA and sanitary district until they agreed with this finding and received a letter from each
stating facility was released from further regulation as such.
Obtained rare letter from EPA stating a Storm Water Discharge Permit was not required from the
Reduced facility’s exposure from a Title V air permitted site to a “Smaller Source.”
Material Safety Data Sheet Personal Protective Equipment Health Hazard Fire Hazard Reactivity Section 1. Chemical Product and Company Identification Page Number: 1 Common Name/ Lidocaine Hydrochloride monohydrate Trade Name Number(s). Manufacturer SPECTRUM CHEMICAL MFG. CORP. 14422 S. SAN PEDRO STREETL i d o c a i n e H y d r o c h l o r i d emonohydrate C