Paula is responsible for the IFPMA Influenza Vaccine Supply International Task Force, leading pathogen sharing policy and advocacy efforts for the pharmaceutical industry.

Prior to joining IFPMA, Paula worked for GSK in different global marketing and commercial roles, including vaccines and rare diseases.

Paula has a MSc in Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a Master in Pharmaceutical Marketing from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, and a PharmD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Porto, Portugal.

Our ability to prepare for and respond to pandemics swiftly rests on improved global pathogen surveillance, immediate information and data sharing, and the scientific community’s ability to collaborate efficiently and effectively.