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Dr. K. Sivakumar

Profile of Dr. K.Sivakumar, M.Pharm, Ph.D


A Pharmaceutical Technologist by education, with close to 50 years of experience in the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices industry, with expertise in areas of Production, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Research and Development and Corporate Management, while working in multinational industrial organisations. Hold leading roles and membership in coveted International Standardisation bodies and regulatory activities. Extensively travelled worldwide for professional and business meetings. Recipient of Excellence Award from International Organisation for Standards (ISO) for achievement and for contribution towards development and publication of ISO standards.

 Professional Qualifications

Alumnus of Madras Medical College and BITS, Pilani for qualification in B.Pharm, M.Pharm and Ph.D degrees.

Alumnus Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India, with qualification in Management  Development  Programme.

Professional Career

Technical and Management Consultant:

Currently engaged in offering technical and management consultancy services to Healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical devices industry, International procurement and Regulatory agencies, Community institutions and Academic bodies in the areas of technical and business development. Managing Director, Pharmedices Technical Services.


Expert, Consultant for development of specifications and technical literature, facilitating training programmes and workshops in several regions helping the national  regulatory agencies and national laboratories in building capacity relating to development and implementation of regulations and testing laboratories in the fields of pharmaceuticals and medicals devices; Technical assistance and assessing product technology and manufacturing capabilities for pharmaceuticals and medical devices; Development  and implementation of prequalification and post qualification monitoring programmes for international procurement and distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

FHI 360, USA.

Consultant on QA activities for Global Health Supply Chain (GHSC) programmes  covering pharmaceuticals and medical devices for United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and  related international agencies, involving  product and technology assessment, onsite manufacturing  capability assessment and review of technical  training and capacity building in the field of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

Professional Affiliations

 1.  International Organisation for Standards (ISO)

An active member of ISO Technical Committee 157, responsible for setting up International Standards with membership of about 80 international delegates representing over 40 countries. Convener of WG14 on Quality Management, WG 17 on Synthetic Condoms and as professional Expert in other working groups. Chaired the meeting of ISO TC 157 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 2001.


2.  Bureau of Indian Standards

Member of Committee on Medical and Hospital Products, and representing India in ISO TC 157. Developing Standards and guiding inter laboratory testing programmes to facilitate development of Standards for medical devices.


3.  Voluntary Health Services, Chennai , India

Member of Central Committee of Management of 400 bedded multi specialty, non profit community hospital, involved in development, management and clinical research in the areas of healthcare, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

4.  Indian Pharmacopoeia

Was a member of the working group for revision of Indian Pharmacopoeia.

 5.  Organisation Of Pharmaceutical Producers of India

Was a member of Technical committee, responsible for technical development and regulatory affairs.


6.  Indian Pharmaceutical Association

Was the Vice President of Tamil Nadu state branch of Indian Pharmaceutical Association, the pharmaceutical professional body of India.

 Academic Affiliations

1.  BITS, Pilani, Anna University, Chennai

Visiting faculty, member of Board of Studies, research projects guide.