Expert that speeds product introduction by creating safety profiles and clinically substantiated marketing claims that protect sustainable product commercialization. Overcomes regulatory hurdles and litigation assistance to support existing marketed products. Develops fully sustainable innovation environments. Integrates disparate technical functions to streamline supply chains. Possesses a sense of urgency to provide services that can operate outside of organizational constraints.
Dr. Sandy Bigelow is a research and development professional with more than 20 years of experience in leading global technology responsibilities in the food, nutrition, personal care, and medical device industries.He has a proven track record of envisioning, designing, and implementing strategies to meet and exceed global research and development, regulatory, and marketing challenges. He is successful in defining mutual objectives, building consensus, and developing strategies to create new product opportunities.
Sandy is a Board Certified Toxicologist since 1990 with proven ability to craft product opportunities based on the safety and efficacy of novel proprietary, bioactive ingredients used in food, nutritionals, personal care, medical device, and pharmaceutical products. Sandy also assists in the formulation and purchase of active ingredients for use in products.
Sandy Bigelow is consulting for Vanguard Global Associates LLC, a firm constituting a group of seasoned professionals that provide consulting services in the areas of innovation environments and strategies, product development, issues management, safety and regulatory affairs to the food and nutritional, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and medical device industries. Sandy has worked for large companies including Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories, and Pfizer, as well as for several small and early-stage companies including Larex and Neways International.
Sandy has both extensive industry and government experience in global food and nutritional issues including new product development, claims substantiation, bioactive and product safety, clinical affairs, and building and fixing research departments. He has been active or a member in International Life Sciences Institute, International Food Information Council, Institute of Food Technologists, Society of Toxicology, Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, Council for Responsible Nutrition, and Codex Alimentarius Commission activities for more than 15 years.