Steven Extra



Steven (1971) joined Progress as a consultant in September 2021. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Analytical Chemistry and has 25+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He started his career at Teva Pharmachemie in the QC department. After a few years he left Teva to work as a project manager for a CRO. Seven years later he returned to Teva and joined their R&D department. He has held several project management positions related to different topics (i.e. analytical method development, drug product development and pharmacopoeial compliance). His last position before joining Progress was at Sanquin Plasma Products (now Prothya Biosolutions), here he was a specialist concerning extractables & leachables and particulate matter.


In his spare time Steven enjoys tinkering on all sorts of technical items. Amongst his hobbies are cooking, horse riding, beer brewing and Geocaching.


  • Product and process development
  • Project management
  • Extractables and leachables
  • Particulate matter
  • Method and technology transfer