Begoña Carreño PhDGlobal Head, Business Development & Licensing Head, Ophthalmology at Novartis
Begoña Carreño PhD, is currently the World Wide BD&L Head in the Ophthalmology Franchise at Novartis Pharma AG, based in Basel, Switzerland. Begoña has over 20 years Pharmaceutical Development experience, she is a seasoned & energetic BD&L professional that has led the BD&L efforts at Novartis across 5 different therapeutic franchises. She has proven track record in licensing deals, M&A as well as developing collaborations within cross functional, multi-cultural, matrix environment at global, regional and country level.
Before joining Novartis, she was the Head of External Pharmaceutical projects at Almirall (Barcelona, Spain). Begoña holds a PhD in Drug Delivery from the London School of Pharmacy (UK) and a BSc in Biochemistry from Keele University (UK). She is married with two children that keep her occupied in her spare time.