Bettine Boltres, PhD is Director Scientific Affairs and Technical Solutions, Glass Systems, supporting the scientific exchange between West and the pharmaceutical industry. This complements her work as Product Manager for Schott Pharmaceutical Tubing, where she provided scientific consulting for glass primary packaging and wrote the book When Glass Meets Pharma.

Since January 2019, she has been a member of the PDA Board of Directors. Since 2015, Dr Boltres has been an active member of the USP Packaging and Distribution Expert Committee, as well as the European Pharmacopoeia Commission Group of Experts 16 (elastomers), and the GLS Working Party (glass) and convenor of the ISO TC76/WG 4 on elastomers and member of the WG 2 on rigid containers.