Raquel BenedíCluster Head Clinical/PV Quality at Novartis Pharma GmbH, Germany
Clinical and Pharmacovigilance Quality Head for France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland at Novartis, Raquel leads a team located in four countries responsible for the quality oversight of clinical studies and post marketing projects ensuring compliance with local regulations as well as with Novartis global standards. She has 10 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry working in different positions within the quality area and GxP environment. Chemist as a background she started her career at the manufacturing site of Novartis in Barberá del Vallés (Spain) focus on the release of study medication, moving into the GCP and GPvP area in a later point and with it to the Novartis country office in Germany where she is currently still located. On her current role she interacts regularly with global and country business functions like medical, trial monitoring, regulatory affairs and patient safety; finding common solutions and enabling access of our patients to innovative medicines.