Bronwen Taylor

Bronwen Taylor became Vice President, Compliance and Risk Management in August 2013. Ms. Taylor is responsible for the coordination of our compliance programs and liability avoidance efforts worldwide.

Ms. Taylor joined Stryker in March 2000 as Chief Financial Officer for our South Pacific business. She subsequently served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and as Director, Operations of South Pacific. Ms. Taylor relocated to Kalamazoo in January 2006 to become Stryker’s first Chief Compliance Officer. In 2007 Ms. Taylor became Vice President, Internal Audit and Compliance and in 2010 she moved to Newbury, UK to become Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for our European Operations.

Prior to joining Stryker, Ms. Taylor held senior finance positions in financial services and global mining companies in Australia. She started her career as an accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Australia and held various positions in the Australian and United Kingdom firms.

Ms. Taylor holds a B.B.A. from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia, and an M.B.A. from Monash University, Victoria, Australia. She is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

This blog is part of the GMTCC 2018 blog series. You can follow the conversation under #GMTCC and find more details and at . Check out related blogs: Swifter, Higher, Stronger: Promoting MedTech Ethics on the Global Stage , How to create and maintain an ethical culture , Global Responsibility, Global Ethics and Compliance, Global Principles for MedTech Innovation , Distributors play key role in compliance, New industry code must safeguard independent medical education and Health data can transform our lives-but must be used wisely The Global MedTech Compliance Conference (GMTCC) in Paris, 2-4 May 2018, provided a moment to reflect on how far our industry has travelled on our shared compliance journey, and to consider what we need to do to ensure greater global alignment on codes of ethics. It is 10 years since the first GMTCC in Paris. Back then, one of our first tasks was to compare and contrast different codes of ethics around the world. We have worked hard to align the principles underpinning the codes applied around the globe ever since. We have made significant progress on global harmonisation. Nowhere is this better evidenced than in the agreement by the 26-member associations of the Global Medical Technology Alliance to a set of key principles. This huge milestone promises greater convergence within our industry and points the way towards better alignment with the other sectors active in healthcare. (The full announcement could be found here .) A changed landscape The world has changed since we first met in Paris a decade ago – and so has our industry. Smartphones had just been launched; mobile health apps were almost unheard of; value-based healthcare was in its infancy. “As our products and business-models evolve so must our approaches to compliance. This does not mean deviating from the...