Maria de la Luz Lara MéndezCEO at Udelá
María de la Luz Lara Méndez has a Food Engineering Degree from Simon Bolivar University in Mexico City and holds a Master degree in Administration in Productivity and Quality Systems, and Regulatory Improvement diploma
She has more than 15 years of experience in Regulatory affairs in private and public sectors, she worked in the National Regulatory Agency of Mexico (COFEPRIS) for more than 10 years in different areas, as the Marketing Authorization and International affairs areas.
She had a key role in the development of official standards, regarding Biotechnological products and pharmacovigilance, and acted as a COFEPRIS representative at various international forums such as:
- Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum of Biotechnological products
- Influenza vaccine workshop of World Health Organization
- Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum of Pharmacovigilance
Currently, she is the CEO at Udelá, a regulatory consulting company in Mexico with presence in Central America and LATAM. She is responsible of the business development of the company.