Aaron Chesnut is the senior director of quality assurance and manufacturing science and technology (MSAT) at PMI Bio. In this role, he is responsible for ensuring excellence in all the organization’s quality and engineering operations-related functions.
Prior to joining PMI, Aaron worked in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry for 18 years with Genentech/Roche, Allergan, Biogen, and Baxter Bioscience. He has fulfilled a variety of roles including leadership positions in engineering operations, clinical operations, and site head of quality.
During this time, Aaron performed a large variety of clinical and commercial activities including the licensure/launch of numerous products. In addition, he successfully supported the design, build, qualification, and licensure of two separate large-scale pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.
Aaron received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of California. He then spent three years with NASA, supporting a research team that studies the genomic impact of high energy ionizing radiation experienced during space travel.