James Canterbury is a Principal working with EY’s Advisory practice where he is part of the global blockchain team, and a leader within Risk Advisory focused on Life Sciences regulatory quality and compliance. He helps his clients understand new technologies and how they might be applied to solve real-world problems. Specifically, for blockchain he works to educate clients on the new technology and designs solutions to capitalize on the benefits of a blockchain network when designing efficient, transparent, and trusted solutions. He has 14 years of experience helping biopharma companies find innovative answers to the challenges created by operating in a highly regulated industry. Before blockchain he primarily managed projects that span from interpreting FDA regulations to privacy & security to financial controls James holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University, is a Certified Information Systems Auditor. He currently sits on the board of the NJ chapter of ISPE, is part of the GAMP Americas steering committee, and leads the GAMP blockchain SIG.