Scientific Leadership – Dr Hitesh Sharma× Dr Hitesh Sharma Dr Hitesh Sharma is an experienced synthetic chemist with more than 26 years of experience in research and development, product and process development, yield optimisation and impurity profiling. Dr Sharma holds a doctorate in synthetic organic chemistry. In his earlier role, Dr Sharma has worked as department head, principal scientist and Sr Manager at different pharmaceutical firms. He holds keen expertise in API process development and Scale-up. At Topia, he is currently leading a team of synthetic chemists.