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Garrie Richardson

MBA, BSc. Marketing and Business Administration

Garrie has worked in Business Development for his entire career. Prior to joining SciSafe, Garrie worked for a manufacturer of environmental rooms and freezers and has a thorough knowledge of the equipment that is used for ICH Stability Storage and biostorage technologies used today. With close collaboration, Garrie works on the strategic direction of the business and looking at the value that SciSafe can bring its clients.

John Coolidge

Biorepository Manager – Boston
B.S. Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
DOT & IATA Certified

John has been managing commercial biorepositories for six years. He specializes in contingency planning and disaster recovery for controlled temperature storage facilities using his work experience in the nuclear and environmental industries. John has a great deal of experience applying FDA style GMP regulations to the Biorepository industry. He has spoken at several industry conferences and is active in numerous Boston area organizations relating to drug manufacturing and cold chain management. . He has direct hands on experience in all the areas listed below:

  • Stability Program Administrator
  • Documents Control
  • QA Auditing
  • Technical Writing (SOP’s)
  • Cold Chain Logistics

Gowri Somayaji

Biorepository Manager – New Jersey
M.S. Medical Microbiology
B.S. Chemistry, Botany & Microbiology

Gowri has over 9 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Before joining Scisafe, she was a research biologist at Merck & Co., Inc. working in basic research in the areas of infectious diseases and in cardio-metabolic disorders. She is trained in cGLP and cGMP which along with her experience in pharmaceutical and biological areas increases our understanding of proper handling, storage and transport of various pharmaceutical and biological compounds and substances. Her ability to innovate, collaborate and manage complex projects have won her numerous Awards of Excellence while at Merck. Gowri’s vision for Scisafe includes a highly efficient inventory management system with a granular process that will enable our client to have easy access to their products at all times.

Graham Young

Finance & Operations

Graham has worked for a succession of publicly traded manufacturing companies. In the early 1990’s he left the financial directorship of a medical device manufacturer to assume a role in Corporate M&A activities for Graseby Plc. In the early 1990’s he returned to an operating role as Finance Director in a group of companies acquired by Graseby in the USA. Graham is the CEO of his own successful business and brings with him over 30 years experience in businesses both large and small. Graham maintains a hands on interest in SciSafe. Graham is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant.