Magda Chlebus is Executive Director Science Policy & Regulatory Affairs at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), representing the R&D-based pharmaceutical industry in Europe.
Ms. Chlebus and her team are in charge of following policy and legislative developments that influence the research and regulatory environments for the healthcare industry in Europe. This includes public private collaborations (inter alia the Innovative Medicines Initiative), enabling sensitive technologies and the interface between new science and technology and regulation.
After a Master Degree in Applied Linguistics at University of Warsaw in 1992 and a carrier as translator and teacher, in 1995 she joined EFPIA, the representative voice of R&D-based pharmaceutical industry in Europe.
Her experience covers public and government affairs, including designing and implementing advocacy campaigns on EU legislation as well as implementation of the pharmaceutical legislation in new Member States.