Bretta Lichtenhan

Head of Pharma Registrations - Pharma and Food Materials Life Science
MilliporeSigma

Bretta manages a global team of regulatory experts, focused on regulatory registration of products such as active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), highly potent APIs, linkers, antibodies & antibody-drug conjugates, excipients, and pharmaceutical materials for the (bio-)pharmaceutical industry. She is currently Vice Chair of Administrative Affairs on the IPEC-Americas Executive Committee and has previously chaired the Excipient Qualification Committee.  Bretta has also been actively involved in the planning of ExcipientFest Americas, for the last several years, a conference focused on excipients.  She has over 19 years of experience in the industry with previous experience at Biopharma companies Genzyme (a Sanofi Company) and Percivia LLC.  Bretta has worked for MilliporeSigma for over 8 years in various roles from R&D Product Development, Product Management, Regulatory Affairs and most recently, Business Development.  Bretta has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of New Hampshire and Master’s of Biotechnology Engineering from Tufts University in the United States.