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Alex CharitouPartner, MedTech Lead at EY
Alex Charitou leads the European MedTech services as part of EY Global Life Sciences Practice, including the new Global Patient Safety Centre of Excellence.
He has over 25 years of experience in healthcare and life sciences, working with global MedTech companies to quickly and safely put digital and connected health technologies in the hands of patients and healthcare professionals. Prior to EY, Alex co-founded a European regulatory, quality and safety practice in a global mid-sized consultancy, providing expertise across the product development lifecycle in strategic commercial assessments, clinical advisory, and regulatory strategy, as well as global regulatory submissions.
As a former Notified body in-house clinician, Alex is a subject matter expert on European medical device regulatory and commercial strategy as well as the new European Medical Device and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulations (MDR and IVDR). He has worked extensively with medical affairs regulatory, quality and safety teams as well as European regulators. He has a special interest in software as a medical device, wearables and device drug-device combination products.
Alex studied medicine at the Royal Free Hospital in London and followed on with higher surgical training in cardiothoracic and major trauma surgery. He was a cardiothoracic surgeon in the UK and clinical lead for chest trauma, responsible for developing and running the chest trauma service at one of London's major trauma centres.