Susan Schniepp

RCA Distinguished Fellow

Susan Schniepp is the knowledge leader for Regulatory Compliance Associates® and is responsible for training and advising RCA staff and clients on current trends and issues facing the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Her background includes cGMPs, audit readiness, change control, investigations, supplier quality, and batch record review.

Sue has more than 40 years’ experience in quality assurance, serving in leadership roles at Allergy Laboratories, Inc.; Oso BioPharmaceuticals LLC; Searle; Abbott; and Hospira. She has been on the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) Board of Directors from 2011- 2013 and from 2016- 2019 and currently serves as the Chair-Elect. Sue has served on numerous planning committees, including the PDA/FDA Joint Regulatory Conference Planning Committee since 2002.

Her publications include the book Understanding the United States Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary: Demystifying the Standards-Setting Process for which she was awarded the 2007 PDA’s Distinguished Author Award. Sue also co-edited and contributed to the book Pharmaceutical Outsourcing: Quality Management and Project Delivery.

Since 2007, she has served as a columnist and member of the editorial advisory board for Pharmaceutical Technology Magazine and was also Chair of a USP Monograph Development Expert Committee from 2005-2010.

The recipient of numerous PDA and USP Awards and Acknowledgements, Sue remains prolific in the industry through podcasts, videocasts, presentations, and webinars.

Sue holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. She lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, but sees the world on behalf of RCA.


About RCA


pharmaceutical consultantsRegulatory Compliance Associates® (RCA) provides worldwide services to the following industries for resolution of compliance and regulatory challenges:


We understand the complexities of running a life science business and possess areas of expertise that include every facet of R&D, operations, regulatory affairs, quality, and manufacturing. We are used to working on the front lines and thriving in the scrutiny of FDA-and globally-regulated companies.

As your partners, we can negotiate the potential minefield of regulatory compliance and regulatory due diligence with insight, hindsight, and the clear advantage of our unique expertise and experience.

  • Founded in 2000
  • Headquartered in Wisconsin (USA)
  • Expertise backed by over 500 industry subject matter experts
  • Acquired by Sotera Health in 2021


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