Ricardo Leandro is currently an assistant Engineer in Hovione Pharmascience S. A.’s Engineering Department. He received his master’s degree in Biological Engineering on 2015 from Instituto Superior Técnico – Lisbon University. His master’s thesis was developed in Hikma Pharmaceuticals, with the objectives of identify and discuss the key points involved in the installation and validation of a new pharmaceutical production line, used to produce infusion bags with terminal sterilization. After finishing his Master’s degree Ricardo kept working in Hikma, for another nine months, as Specialized Production Technician. Currently, he is part of Hovione’s Engineering Department (projects section) and his function is to design, size and qualify new facilities to support factory operations, on the environmental components and the production of pharmaceutical assets.