PhD Katja Aschermann

Based on more than 20 years of professional experience in leading positions in the Life Science Industry Katja Aschermann contributes to the Human Resources Management and Leadership dimension of the program. After starting her career with Newlab Bioquality AG (now part of Charles River) as a Quality Manager, she moved to Protagen AG where she was responsible for establishing and managing a GMP-quality system and later on as Head of Business Development for world-wide business generation. 

After 10 years with contract analytical companies she changed to contract manufacturing and went to Wacker Biotech GmbH as Director Quality Control. 

Katja currently works as Chief Operating Officer at RheinCell Therapeutics GmbH, a company that is at the forefront of the development of cell-based ATMPs. Here she is heading the quality assurance, quality control, clean room technology and contract manufacturing departments.

Based on her extensive practical international experience Katja provides MLSM students with a comprehensive, scientific based, module ensuring a quite remarkable practical value.