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Tuesday, February 5 • 16:00 - 17:30
#WL01: Women in Leadership Forum

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Come hear burning issues and shared experiences from women in leadership positions, including lessons learned and gender gaps in senior positions.


Tiia Metiäinen, MPharm


Vicki Edwards, RPh

Barbara Lopez Kunz, MSc

Rebecca A. Vermeulen, RPh

Maria Raad

Niklas Hedberg, MPharm

Nicola Bedlington

Peter Schueler, DrMed, MD

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Rebecca Vermeulen

Head, Customer Strategy Global Medical Affairs, Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Rebecca Vermeulen, RPh, brings a variety of experiences to her role as Customer Strategy and Patient Partnership for Global Medical Affairs at Roche. She has served in numerous functions including Medical Affairs, Clinical Research, Sales, Medical Communications, Medical Science Liaisons... Read More →
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Vicki Edwards

Vice President, Pharmacovigilance Excellence and International QPPV, AbbVie, Inc., United Kingdom
Qualified as a pharmacist in 1981 and started her career in hospital pharmacy. In 1983 she specialised in Drug Information Services and moved to Kuwait to set up and run the first National Drug Information Centre. On her return to the UK, Vicki spent the next four years in community... Read More →
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Barbara Lopez Kunz

Global Chief Executive, DIA, United States
Barbara Lopez Kunz serves as President and Global Chief Executive of DIA, driving thought leadership and innovation in therapeutic development to improve the health of people worldwide. She previously served as President of Health and Life Sciences at Battelle, one of the world’s... Read More →
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Tiia Metiäinen

Specialist, Regulatory Science & Advocacy, Lundbeck
Tiia Metiäinen is currently working as Specialist, Regulatory Science and Advocacy at Lundbeck headquarters in Copenhagen, focusing on regulatory policy and intelligence from a global development angle. H. Lundbeck A/S is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in psychiatric... Read More →
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Nicola Bedlington

Secretary General, European Patient's Forum
Nicola Bedlington was first Executive Director of the European Patients’ Forum (EUPATI), which she continues to serve as its Secretary General, and is co-founder of Patients Access Partnership (PACT). She previously provided leadership to the Swiss government’s Environment and... Read More →
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Niklas Hedberg

Chair EUnetHTA Executive Board; Chief Pharmacist, Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency, TLV, Sweden
Niklas Hedberg is the Chief Pharmacist at the Swedish national governmental authority, the Dental and Pharmaceuticals Benefits Agency (TLV). He is the Chair of the EUnetHTA Executive Board and the TLV lead partner in EUnetHTA WP 3 Evaluation. Niklas has been working with pricing and... Read More →
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Maria Raad


Tuesday February 5, 2019 16:00 - 17:30 CET
DIAlogue Space Austria Center Vienna Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1 1220 Vienna Austria