Greg is responsible for IFPMA’s Africa Engagement and Alliance Building strategies, focusing on innovation, access, and the regulatory environment. He has a long track record of leadership and advocacy in public healthcare and pharmaceuticals at international and European levels.
Before he joined IFPMA, Greg was Executive Director of the Geneva based Medicines Patent Pool.
He was previously Director General of the European Generic Medicines Association in Brussels, which he started, and co-founder of the International Generic & Biosimilars Medicines Association (IGBA).
Greg also worked as the Managing Director and Partner in the Brussels office of a leading UK consultancy and as an advisor in the European parliament.
He has an MA in European Integration and Cooperation from the University of Hull, a BSoc.Sc in International Studies from the University of Birmingham, and a Diploma in Classical Studies from the Open University.
Greg is a Member of the Advisory Council of the Organization for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs (TOPRA) and is a former member of the Standing Advisory Committee before the European Patent Office (SACEPO).
He was awarded the Golden Cross of Merit of the Republic of Poland for his contribution to industry and European integration in 2004.
Whether for innovation or access, partnerships are key to addressing public health challenges together. IFPMA is a global convenor to cultivate localized solutions for health through partnerships. This is what motivates our engagement in Africa.
More from Greg
Stepping up research and innovation to beat TB
In a year dedicated to progressing the fight against tuberculosis — with the upcoming United Nations High-level Political Meeting — the evidence casts a bleak outlook. But there's hope.
Leveling the playing field for women in science and technology innovation in Africa
Innovation is crucial to identifying solutions to Africa’s healthcare needs. However, without the participation of women in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Africa and the world is bound to miss their invaluable perspectives and critical contributions.
40 years of progress: A necessary but incomplete milestone
This World AIDS Day, we mark 40 years since the first HIV case was identified. The most important takeaway is that there is still further to go to prevent new infections and treat the millions of people living with HIV/AIDS today.