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Miguel Bernabeu

Chairman Ophthalmology Sector Group Eucomed and Head Market Access EURMEA Alcon

Miguel Bernabeu joined Novartis group (then Sandoz) in 1987 as sales representative. In 1989 he became marketing manager immunology for Spain. From 1992 to 1998 Mr Bernabeu was Head of Global Marketing Immunology during which time he also becale Project Manager Development for a new immunosuppressant and President of a biotech company. From 98 to […]

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Serge Bernasconi

Chief Executive Officer, MedTech Europe

Mr Bernasconi has 40 years’ experience in the world of pharmaceuticals, medical technology and trade association leadership. He has worked in senior leadership position in companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Schering Plough (now Merck), and Medtronic. He has exercised his leadership in various geographical areas around the world, including, the US, Europe (France, Italy, […]

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Roberto Bertollini

President, Health First Europe

Since June 2018, he is HFE’s Honorary President. From 2011 to 2016, Mr Bertollini has been WHO Representative to the EU in Brussels and Chief Scientist of the WHO Regional Office for Europe. Since January 2017, he has been Advisor to the Minister of Public Health of Qatar, working to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency […]

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Elodie Besnier

Research Officer, IDF - Europe

Elodie Besnier joined IDF Europe in March 2013 as Research Officer for the study on access to quality medicines and medical devices for diabetes care in Europe. The first of its kind in the field of diabetes, this study highlights disparities in access to quality medicines and medical devices for diabetes care in the 47 […]

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Mitchell Besser

Founder and Medical Director of mothers2mothers

As an obstetrician and gynecologist, Dr. Mitchell Besser’s professional career has been dedicated to the public health needs of women.  In 1999, Dr. Besser joined the University of Cape Town’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, assisting with the development of services to meet the needs of pregnant women living with HIV and to prevent the […]

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Odile Bigaignon

Vice President, EMEA Marketing at ResMed


Oliver Bisazza

Director Regulations & Industrial Policy - MedTech Europe

Oliver Bisazza joined MedTech Europe in August 2017. He comes to us from Medtronic, where he served since 2014 as Director of Regulatory Policy for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In this role, he was also highly active within MedTech Europe, leading and participating in numerous committees and stakeholder alliances.  Prior to joining Medtronic, […]

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Peter Blenkinsop

Partner - Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Peter Blenkinsop is a Partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath. He has over 15 years of experience in advising companies on compliance with data protection laws, and he co-chairs the firm’s Information Privacy, Security & Governance (IPSG) practice. Peter has worked with dozens of life science companies on privacy projects, analyzing specific programs and activities, […]

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Georgiy Bogdanov

Officer Market Data

Georgiy joined MedTech Europe in 2021 as a Market Data Officer and he contributes to the market analysis carried out by the Market Data team. Georgiy is an International Relations scholar holding a Master’s degree in International and Diplomatic Relations from University of Bologna and he followed specialized courses at Johns Hopkins University, School of […]

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Lluís Bohígas Santasusagna

Lluís Bohígas Santasusagna

Director, Institutional Relations, Roche Diagnostics

Lluís Bohígas Santasusagna is the Director of Institutional Relations at Roche Diagnostics.  He has held various positions in health administration in Cataluña and Spain. His highest position was as a General Director of Health Planning at the Ministry of Health in Madrid.  In addition to a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Barcelona, he […]

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Patrick Boisseau

Director Research and Innovation, MedTech Europe

Patrick has joined MedTech Europe as of the 1st of September, as Director, EU Research & Innovation Partnership Policies. He will develop, promote, represent and lead the industry in EU Research and Innovation Partnerships or Programmes, working on European projects and interacting with the European Commission in the set-up, follow-up and coordination of European funding(ed) […]

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Elena Bonfiglioli

Managing Director Health Industry, Public Sector, EMEA, Microsoft

Elena Bonfiglioli leads the Health business for Microsoft in Europe, Middle East and Africa.  In this role Elena is responsible for strategy, business development, partnerships and external relations for public health, across social services, providers and payors in the cure and care markets. Elena works together with a community of over 130 industry professionals across […]

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