Dr. Raffelsberger holds a diploma in Chemistry from the Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg, Germany and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry and Mass Spectocrospy. He joined Pfizer in 1979 as a Lab Manager for Instrumental Analytics. Over the years responsibilities increased in the area of Method Validation, Stability Management and Quality Control. In 1994 Bernd became Head of the Quality Design group of Warner- Lambert Freiburg and in 1998 Head of Quality Design Europe. Between 2000 and 2004 main responsibilities were Head of Quality Assurance and Head of Analytical Research in Product and Process Development for new pharmaceutical products. From 2004 until 2013 he was Head of the Quality organization of Pfizer Freiburg. Since 2013 he worked for Pfizer Freiburg in a new function as advisor for Quality- and GMP-projects.