01.01.2000

Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.) Mechanical Engineering

Thomas Peither

 Thomas Peither

After the foundation of the GMP publishing house in 1999, Thomas Peither was responsible for layout & production and supported the marketing. His main activity at that time was advising pharmaceutical clients as a GMP consultant (over 20 years). The changes of his activities in the last 20 years are considerable.

Today, business development is at the center of his activities for the publishing house: establishing international contacts and sales partnerships as well as developing new products and services. He also reports on international congresses and is responsible for marketing. Since 2008, Thomas has also headed GMP Publishing Peither, Inc. with an office in Washington DC.

As an engineer with a diploma from the Technical University Munich Thomas has a broad knowledge to implement quality management processes and has gained experience in other branches, too.

He worked in different positions in the field of GMP and has a deep knowledge and understanding of national and international GMP regulations which enables him to make interpretations for the commercial medicinal drug manufacturing. Thomas Peither is glob-ally connected in the branch with industry, associations and regulatory bodies. He led a lot of large projects in well-known pharmaceutical companies.

He is speaker at national and international events and is an engaged and longterm member of national and international associations (VDI, PDA, ISPE). Beyond this he holds lectures at Universities.


He is author or co-author of the following chapters of GMP Compliance Adviser:

  • 4.A Facility Planning
  • 6.C Qualification documentation
  • 6.D Design Qualification (DQ)
  • 6.E Installation Qualification (IQ)
  • 6.F Operational Qualification (OQ)
  • 6.G Performance Qualification (PQ)
  • 21.D Preparing for FDA GMP inspections