Christine Simpson Practice Lead

Christine Simpson is the Practice Lead for Converge Consulting and is an experienced hands-on supply chain and logistics leader with more than 20 years of experience in the Life Sciences industry.

She brings deep expertise to Converge’s Clinical and Commercial stage clients in commercial launch, demand planning, artwork, packaging & labeling, CMO governance, cold chain logistics, distribution/warehousing/3PLs, material management, serialization, global trade compliance and order fulfillment/customer service.

As Senior Director at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Simpson led the end-to-end development of a global supply chain to support product launch. She directed drug substance and drug product (DP/DS) CMO operations, production and capacity planning, multi-country artwork, packaging & labeling, serialization, and cold chain transportation & logistics.

While Head of Supply Chain Technical Services at Shire Pharmaceuticals, Simpson was directly responsible for managing global product launches for the rare disease portfolio, including the supply chain teams for distribution, warehousing, global trade compliance, and planning.

She also managed supply chain activities while on the Site Leadership Team for Bristol-Myers Squibb during the startup of a $750M biologics manufacturing facility in Devens, MA.

In addition, Simpson has led the Logistics, Distribution and Label Control functions at AstraZeneca in Westborough, MA.

She earned her MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, her MPH from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and her BA in Business Administration from Emmanuel College. Simpson also has a certificate in Advanced Leadership, Manufacturing & Six Sigma from Warwick University, London, England.