Mike Halpenny

Canadian Blood Services

Mike Halpenny has been working in the cellular therapy field for over 25 years, starting his career in research setting and progressing to working in a regulated manufacturing environment. In 2010, Mike was recruited to oversee the design, development, validation, and implementation of the manufacturing process for the Canadian Blood Services’ Cord Blood Bank. He is currently the Manager, Manufacturing, Cord Blood Bank and Stem Cell Manufacturing at Canadian Blood Services. Mike is a registered Medical Laboratory Technologist (CMLTO Canadian Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario), has completed a certificate in Quality Management for Healthcare Professionals from the Canadian Healthcare Association, is a member of the AABB CTSCC and has been a FACT inspector since 2000.