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Europe, Middle East & Africa Regional Advisory Council


Virginia Acha

Virginia (Ginny) has worked in industry and academia throughout her career, combining interests in science policy research and innovation performance within and across organizations. She joined MSD in 2017 and since January 2020 she leads the talented and experienced Global Regulatory Policy and Intelligence team for MSD. Ginny spearheaded regulatory policy initiatives within industry and in MSD to address the COVID-19 imperatives, and to explore how this experience may prove a watershed for development and regulation of medicines for the future. She also Chairs the Advanced Therapeutics working group at IFPMA, and her work has resulted in a number of peer-reviewed publications and invited presentations globally.
  • Fiona Adshead

    Chair of the Sustainable Healthcare Coalition, Sustainable Healthcare Coalition

  • Elena Bonfiglioli

    GM, Global Business Lead Healthcare, Pharma and Life Sciences, Microsoft

  • Ursula Busse

    Head of Regulatory Affairs, Tigen Pharma SA

  • Sabine Haubenreisser

    Principal Scientific Administrator, Stakeholders and Communication Division, European Medicines Agency

  • Niklas Hedberg

    Chair EUnetHTA Executive Board, Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency, TLV

  • Jesper Kjær

    Co-Chair, EMA/HMA Big Data Steering Group; Director of Data Analytics Centre, Danish Medicines Agency (DKMA)

  • Hubert Leufkens

    Professor, Pharmaceutical Policy and Regulatory Science, Utrecht University

  • Volker Liebenberg

    Chief Medical Officer , Elypta

  • Martin O'Kane

    Regional Head RA EU Policy & Liaison, Novartis Pharmaceuticals

  • Kristin Raudsepp

    Head of the Tartu Raatuse Clinic, Confido Medical Center

  • Bettina Ryll

    Member of the First EU Cancer Mission Board, MPNE, Vision Zero Cancer

  • Álmath Máire Spooner

    Chair, EFPIA IEGU working group

  • Dean Summerfield

    Senior Vice President, Real World and Commercial Solutions, EMEA, IQVIA

  • Phil Tregunno

    Deputy Director - Patient Safety Monitoring, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

  • Magnus Ysander

    EU & UK QPPV & Head Pharmacovigilance Excellence, AstraZeneca

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