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Quality is all we do.

Quality is all we do.

Quality is all we do.

Quality is all we do.

Quality in all we do.


Who We Are

Farbridge Pharma Consulting is a leading expert in GxP Quality Assurance, distinguished by a proven record of excellence across Preclinical, Manufacturing, Distribution, Pharmacovigilance, and Clinical Trials. 

Headquartered in San Diego, California, the Company is strategically positioned to serve as a bridge between North American and European markets. It was founded with a singular vision: to harness our extensive expertise and specialized knowledge acquired over the years in GxP regulations on both continents. Through this experience, we aim to facilitate seamless access for North American companies to European clinical trials and markets, and vice versa. 

Stéphanie Verbrugghe
Founder & CEO

Our Focus

At Farbridge Pharma Consulting, we specialize in delivering high-value consulting and training services to the life sciences industry. Our commitment to excellence extends to offering our services in multiple languages, ensuring effective communication and understanding across borders. 

Our Expertise

Our core expertise spans the entire GxP spectrum, backed by a team of professionals with extensive local and international experience. We provide comprehensive Quality Assurance (QA) consulting and training services, along with tailored staffing solutions to meet the unique needs of our Clients. 

Continuous Improvement

At Farbridge, we are unwavering in our dedication to continuous improvement. We believe in applying the principles of continuous improvement not only to our Clients’ systems but also to ourselves as consultants. Initiating clinical trials in another country can be challenging. However, we possess a track record of actively supporting companies as they expand into new markets. We gain invaluable experience that enriches our capabilities by working on diverse projects with a variety of teams and methodologies.

Collaborative Success

Farbridge Pharma Consulting operates as a cohesive consultancy team where no one stands alone. Our success is intertwined with the success of our clients. By recruiting top talent and providing them with exceptional training, we enable pharmaceutical and biotech companies to navigate the intricate landscape of GxP requirements with confidence. We are on your side and part of your team.

Investing in Our Team

We prioritize the growth and development of our team members by offering the resources and opportunities necessary for their personal and professional advancement. Our goal is to ensure that our internal and external Clients are not only satisfied but also poised for success. 

Leveraging Experience

We harness the collective experience of our team members to deliver top-tier results, flexibility, and competent staffing solutions. Your success is our success, and we are committed to helping you achieve excellence in every endeavor.

Farbridge Pharma Consulting is your trusted partner in navigating the Quality Assurance and Compliance complexities of the life sciences industry. Attain compliance with International and Local Good Practices, regulations and quality guidelines through our expert team of GxP Quality Assurance consultants based in North America and Europe (European Union, UK and Switzerland), who possess comprehensive expertise across the entire GxP spectrum, including GMP, GCP, GVP, GLP, GDP, and GTP.  

Our Services

North America-Europe Bridging

One of our key strengths lies in bridging the gap between the North American and the European regions. We facilitate the expansion of our Clients’ market exposure across continents while ensuring strict compliance with local quality regulations, thus fostering global growth opportunities. We have several Qualified Persons (QPs and QPPVs) and Responsible Persons (RPs) on the team.

Industry-Related Training

Farbridge Pharma Consulting is committed to the professional development of our Clients and individual industry professionals. Our industry-specific training programs are designed to empower individuals and elevate their careers to new heights, equipping them with the latest knowledge, tools, and strategies necessary to thrive in the ever-changing pharmaceutical landscape, where staying ahead of any changes or advancement is paramount to success.

We provide dedicated client support in the following key areas:

  • Quality Management System Implementation and Improvement
  • Gap Analysis and Adaptation to New Local Regulatory Requirements
  • Quality Auditing (Qualification, Routine, QP Audits)
  • Mock Inspections
  • Due Diligence Audits (e.g., before Merge and Acquisition)
  • Selection and Management of Contractors (including CDMOs, CROs, TPLs, and Contract Labs), Suppliers, and Partners
  • Quality Assurance Team Training and Coaching
  • Onsite, Live, and On-demand Courses
  • Senior Consultants
  • Qualified Persons (QPs/QPPVs) and Responsible Persons (RPs)
  • Ex-FDA Inspectors

Our Mission

Bring tailored strategic and operational GxP Quality Assurance solutions to Life Sciences companies with expert multilingual quality consulting, auditing, training, staffing services, and in-depth experience in North American and European regulations.

Our Vision

To be the leading global partner for Quality Assurance consulting, supporting industry standards and best practices, as well as promoting compliance and continuous improvement to our partners.

Our Leadership

Stéphanie Verbrugghe, MPharm, QP, QPPV, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Farbridge Pharma Consulting, is a dynamic leader in the life sciences industry. With a distinguished global career, she brings a wealth of expertise as an Industrial Pharmacist and Quality Assurance Executive, fueled by her unwavering commitment to excellence and a deep passion for improving healthcare outcomes.  Stéphanie’s extensive experience spans companies across Europe, and North America covering cell and gene therapy products (ATMP/CGT) biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. Her track record includes 8 Quality Management Systems and being a lead auditor for GMP and GVP. She holds coveted certifications, including Qualified Person (QP) and Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance (QPPV) from the Belgian Health Authorities, and has been recognized as a Certified Pharmaceutical GMP Professional (CPGP) by ASQ, underlining her dedication to maintaining the highest quality standards. Stéphanie’s commitment to the life science industry extends beyond her role at Farbridge Pharma Consulting; she serves as a Board Member at Belwest, a Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce serving thirteen western US states. With a master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences and two additional ones in Industrial Pharmacy and Total Quality Management, Stephanie’s educational background complements her multifaceted leadership approach. She is known for her ability to inspire teams to achieve outstanding performance, fostering a culture of collaboration, excellence, and inclusivity.
Stéphanie Verbrugghe
Founder and CEO

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