Alexandru PotlogLegal Director, UK & Ireland at AbbVie
Alex is a competition and regulatory lawyer with more than 12 years of experience in the life sciences industry. Alex started his career with DLA Piper, working out of Bucharest and London and advising global innovative pharmaceutical companies on the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious competition and regulatory matters at national and EU level. After moving in-house in 2017, Alex was the Astellas Pharma Europe Legal Director responsible for a cluster of 25 markets across Europe (both within and outside the EU), providing legal support to business affiliates on a wide range of competition, commercial, regulatory and compliance related matters. Alex is currently the Legal Director of AbbVie Ltd. responsible for all legal matters related to the UK & Ireland. Alex holds an LL.M. diploma in Competition Law from Queen Mary, University of London and speaks regularly at events in London and Brussels.