David Y.H. Chang, PhD

Global Head Pharma Technical Strategy & Engineering
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd







Dr. Chang obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University. He then came to the US to pursue graduate studies at MIT, where he received his Master’s and PhD degrees ​in Biochemical Engineering​.

Dr. Chang has more than 20 years’ experiences in the biotechnology industry. Skilled in Bioprocess Research and Development (R&D), Manufacturing Operations, Facility engineering and Health authority regulations (especially US and China), and experienced in working in China and other emerging market, Dr. Chang has held important positions in biotech companies with cutting-edge science and innovative medicine, including Senior Chemical Engineer at Schering-Plough Research Institute, Group Leader at BASF Bioresearch, Director at Biogen IDEC, Senior Director at Genentech, and Vice President at Roche Pharmaceuticals. Currently, Dr. Chang is the Global Head of Roche Pharma Technical Strategy and Engineering.