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Global Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Summit
22-24 October 2024
Sheraton Brussels Airport, BrusselsHybrid Event

Kaili Semm
Policy Officer at European Commission


Kaili Semm is a Policy Officer in the Commission (DG SANTE).

She started her long-lasting career in pharmaceutical regulatory field already in 2003, working in several positions in the Estonian State Agency of Medicines. Today she is a Head of Legal Department of Estonian State Agency of Medicines and, at the same time, seconded as a national expert to the Commission as a Policy Officer.

Her roles in the pharmaceutical regulatory area have been divergent. She has a longstanding experience in the pharmaceutical legislation processes both in Estonia and on EU level, participating as an expert in several legislative proposals in the Council of the EU Working Party on Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. In addition to the regulatory issues and legal cases, she has been involved in the drafting of several national pharmaceutical laws in Estonia.

Besides the national regulatory experience, she has gained experiences from European Medicines Agency being seconded to the Legal Department as a Legal Officer. She has been involved as an expert in several court cases in the European Court of Justice cases and enjoys giving pharmaceutical law lectures in the university.

Kaili holds a Master of Arts in Law of University of Tartu.

Agenda Sessions

  • Revision of the EU Pharmaceutical Legislation