Ameer Ally is the Senior Director of Healthcare Economics and Reimbursement at Covidien. He has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and medical technology industries. He started his career in technical operations and regulatory affairs in the pharmaceutical industry and then moved into subsequent positions in the medical technology sector in regulatory affairs, government affairs, reimbursement and healthcare economics. Prior to Covidien he worked for Potters, American Cyanamid, Allergan and ConvaTec (a Bristol-Myers Squibb Company). Ameer has been an active worker in the UK medical technology trade associations and Eucomed and is currently the Chair Person of the Community Care Sector Group. He is a graduate in Biology, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Law and has an MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He lives in London and has a wife and four children.