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Course Instructor

Ricardo Franco

Senior Quality Professional, Founder AMSAC Group Chem. Eng. and Sterilization SME


Ricardo Franco, a Senior Quality Professional with experience in the chemical, medical, and pharmaceutical industries, is an experienced quality assurance professional who has led as a former Senior Quality Manager for diverse companies for over 35 years, such as EASTMAN Kodak, EASTMAN Chemical Corp., STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies, and Integra Life Sciences. He is currently the Manager of Quality of Commercial Operations and owner of AMSAC Group (Auditing Management and Consulting).

During his career, he has led companies in establishing, executing, and continuous improvement for sustainable Quality Management Systems. In the last 16 years, Mr. Franco has worked in the Sterilization Process (Gamma, E-Beam and EO) which includes validation in sterilization activities, and is currently participating in the MedAccred Program as a contractor auditor for sterilization service providers where sponsors of this program are Baxter Corporation, Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson, and more.

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