Martin Ehlert obtained a B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry at McMaster University in 1987. He subsequently obtained a Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of British Columbia in 1992. In 1994, Dr. Ehlert commenced his career in the pharmaceutical industry as an industrial postdoctoral fellow at Phytogen Life Sciences and continued with the company for the next four years working in the areas of API process development, engineering and production operations. In 1998, he joined Apotex Pharmachem Inc., serving in various capacities within API R&D and Operations. In 2015, Dr. Ehlert moved to Apotex Inc. and currently holds the role of Vice President, Global API R&D.