Joerg Schlingemann is a Director and Principal Expert for Quality Control Systems within Merck KGaA’s / EMD Serono’s Healthcare Quality Unit. He studied Molecular Biology in Uppsala and Heidelberg, where he completed a Doctorate degree at German Cancer Research Center in 2005. He has 14 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry from various roles within Quality Control and Quality Assurance. Since late 2019 Joerg is leading Merck KGaA’s / EMD Serono’s analytical activities for N-nitrosamines. Joerg is married and has three children.