Gesa Pellier

Company: Novartis Pharma AG

Senior Regulatory Affairs Professional with 20 years regulatory experience across a broad variety of therapy areas. 7 Years at Local level (Germany). 13 Years at Region / Global level (8.5 years in regional role, 4.5 years in therapeutic area roles

Current Appointment (since 07/08): DRA Head Europe Lead of all regulatory aspects of development and marketed products in Drug Regulatory Affairs in Europe. Responsible for resource planning and utilization of Basel-based DRA group, including DRA associates in all European Country Pharma Organisations

Previous Novartis appointments

01/08 – 06/08: Global DRA Head, Immunology and Infectious Diseases. Global Leadership of a team of regulatory professionals, providing regulatory support for a broad portfolio of programs, projects and brands in the Immunology and Infectious Diseases Business Franchise in various stages of development and Health Authority review.

08/07 - 12/07: Global DRA Head, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Urology

01/07 - 07/07: Global DRA Head, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Urology

04/06 - 12/06: EU DRA Head, Arthritis, Bone, Gastroenterology, Urology

04/05-03/06: Senior Regulatory Manager with global responsibility for a GI drug (Zelmac/Zelnorm)