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Jim Dougherty

Director, Quality + Compliance Expert
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James “Jim” Dougherty is a director with Clarkston Consulting and a quality and compliance professional assisting FDA-regulated companies. Jim’s 27 years with Alcon, Bayer, Becton Dickinson, and Bristol Myers Squibb provided him with sound experience and expertise in quality and compliance in the pharmaceutical, biologics, and medical device industries. An additional 19 years with Clarkston have broadened Jim’s expertise into consulting, where he assists clients in a wide range of quality and compliance areas.

At Clarkston, Jim leads, supports, and mentors project teams and provides guidance to help companies develop and implement, or improve, their quality systems. Jim helps clients devise and implement strategies to abate regulatory enforcement actions, as well as perform proactive FDA compliance work. Jim has a collaborative and practical approach to solving complex technical and compliance issues, allowing him to work with clients from the laboratory bench to the boardroom.