Ebru GuzelRegulatory Affairs Director, Regional Liaison MEA at Merck Sharp Dohme (MSD) Europe Inc.
Ebru Guzel has graduated from Chemical Engineering-Bosphorous University in Istanbul-Turkey. She has twenty three years of professional experience in pharmaceutical industry, majority of which is Regulatory Affairs expertise. After graduation, she has started to work in Turkey for a local pharmaceutical company in sterile manufacturing division.She has then continued her career in Regulatory affairs in multiple International companies including Baxter, Wyeth, Janssen-Cilag and AstraZeneca, leading the regulatory processes and quality assurance systems.
In her current role in Merck Sharpe Dohme, as Regional Liaison for Middle East Africa Region, she is responsible for management of regulatory strategies for pipeline products in Middle East Africa region including Russia, Israel and Turkey (which is more than 80 countries). She is working cross-divisionally to develop individual country and sub-regional Fast to Market approaches with full regulatory compliance and in alignment with commercial priorities.
In addition to her current role, since beginning 2017, she is also working as subject matter expert for leading the Brexit regulatory strategy for international markets covering ex-US and ex-EU, including Middle East Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific regions.She is currently based in Belgium, married and has 2 sons.