Xavier is a pharmacist (University Paris XI). He has a Ph.D. in granulation technology where he studied powder surface energy and liquid bridges during wet high-shear granulation. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has occupied several positions from preformulation, clinical and commercial formulation development, industrial transfer, regulatory CMC, and biopharmaceutics. He has worked in biopharmaceutics for 15 years using in vitro, in silico, and in vivo tools to support evaluation of drugs along the development value chain and post-marketing. He was the co-leader of WP4 in silico tools for the OrBiTo IMI project 2012-2018. His publications span the topics of powder surface energy, granulation technology, and biopharmaceutics.
His hobbies are building homes and furniture.