Dr. Jacques Mascaro holds a PhD in Biology from University of Pharmacy in Aix-Marseille II. He started to work in Regulatory Affairs in 1989 as Manager of Regulatory Compliance Europe at Du Pont Pharma S.A. in Geneva. From 1994 to 1996 he worked as Chief Technical Officer International at Collagen International Inc.. Afterwards he became Senior Vice President for Pharmaceutical Affairs at H. Lundbeck AS. 1999 he changed to the Drug Information Association in Switzerland where he was European Managing Director. From 2001 to 2004 he was Director of European Regulatory Affairs at Johnson & Johnson. After 3 years with F. Hoffmann-La Roche as Head of European Regulatory Affairs Jacques Mascaro was Senior Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance and Quality Assurance at Elan Pharma International. He is currently Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory & Quality Assurance at Merck Serono.