Alexander Olbrechts

Director Digital Health, MedTech Europe

As the Director of Digital Health at MedTech Europe since October 2022, Alexander oversees all activities related to digital regulations impacting the medical technology sector. The primary areas of focus include artificial intelligence, data management & governance, the European Health Data Space, and cyber resilience. 

Before joining MedTech Europe, Alexander was employed by the Belgian technology association and actively participated in multiple other European associations. In addition, he held positions as a business unit manager, product manager and medical advisor in both the medical technology and pharmaceutical industries. Throughout his professional career, he has consistently demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing digital health. 

Alexander holds multiple degrees in Biomedical Sciences, Medical Imaging, and Management in Healthcare. 

2 blogs from the author


Posted on 17.07.2023

Harnessing the Potential of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

The Transformative Power of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Artificial Intelligence (AI) can change many industries, such as healthcare. It can help healthcare professionals with tasks, improve patient outcomes, and advance medical knowledge. When AI is used in medical devices and in vitro diagnostics, it must follow specific rules under the Medical Devices Regulation and the […]

By Alexander Olbrechts Director Digital Health, MedTech Europe


Posted on 22.05.2023

A European Health Data Space for a stronger Europe

Making primary use of health data and electronic health records work for citizens and patients A fundamental belief of the medical technology sector is that the great potential of emerging technologies must be harnessed through a patient-centred approach. The main objective is to deliver high-quality patient care and provide transparent information that builds trust between […]

By Alexander Olbrechts Director Digital Health, MedTech Europe