With more than 20 years of experience in the Regulatory Agency (Health Canada), Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industry, he has acquired extensive experience and understanding of the GMPs including sterile manufacturing, GCP and Medical Device Regulations. While at Health Canada, he worked in the Drug Investigation Unit, the Medical Device Unit and the GMP Inspection Unit where he was a member of the GMP Committee and contributed to the development and enhancement of Regulations, Policies and Guidelines, including Health Canada Guide-00069 on Temperature control.
He currently holds the position of Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs & Quality Management – Safety, Health and Environment at Roche Diagnostics where he is responsible for all aspects of Licensing, Compliance, Quality and Safety. He is actively involved with MEDEC representing the Medical Device industry during meetings held with Health Canada and other stakeholders.
In addition to his work commitments, Tonino contributes his time to charitable organizations including Pointe-Claire Old Timer Hockey and Enbridge Ride to conquer Cancer, just to name a few. He is well recognized by his peers as being an individual with high energy, passion and with strong leadership skills. Tonino takes genuine interest in mentoring employees from his team and work colleagues as he seeks to discover and develop the potential in people to guide them to reach their fullest potential. He constantly goes all-out to achieve excellence and extraordinary results. Tonino is a person that strives every day to lead by example, consistently demonstration his values of Integrity, Courage and Passion towards people and takes the time to promote equality and encourages regularly his employees to pursue their goals.