Gary Pigeau

Director, Research & Development, Cytiva

Role: Scientist

Sites: CDL-Oxford, CDL-Toronto, CDL-Vancouver, CDL-Wisconsin

Stream: Advanced Therapies

Gary Pigeau received his Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Alberta with a visiting scientist appointment at the University of Oxford. Gary moved to private industry in 2008, where his research group focused on process development and scale-up of a proprietary bioprocess technology. He then moved to commercial, large-scale biomanufacturing in 2013. Gary joined Cytiva, formerly part of GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business, and the Centre for Advanced Therapeutic Cell Technologies (CATCT) at CCRM in 2016. He served until mid-2022 as the Director of the collaborative facility in Toronto, Ontario with focus on biology support for New Product Introductions, internal technology development projects and contract process development services in cell and gene therapy. Recently, Gary has taken a new role with Cytiva as Director, Research & Development for the new Nucleic Acid Therapeutics business.