- Medical Doctor, working in different roles in the pharmaceutical industry for > 10 years
- Essential responsibilities in Medical Affairs comprised initiating and implementing study projects (i.e. registry, IIT, NIS) with KOLs, developing and executing medical trainings and conceiving external events (symposia, advisory boards).
- Set-up & lead of the department of Health Outcomes within Market Access Germany (incl. direct reports).
- Knowledge in 4 foreign languages with excellent communication skills (presentations, trainings, target-group adapted communication), also as a radio speaker and PR consultant.
- Experience to work in the matrix cross-functionally (with Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Affairs, Marketing, Pricing etc.) on a national and Global level and lead interdisciplinary core teams specifically for the AMNOG EBA process in Germany.
HEOR Manager, Central Europe Cluster, Immunology Munich, Germany
May 2015 --- December 2015
Tasks and Responsibilities: Leading projects to develop health outcomes and economic evidence for key immunology products, including messaging per stakeholder group; providing health economics expertise to shape the understanding within the business of relevant environmental patient access challenges; content expert for the development of country-level reimbursement dossiers incl. evidence generation activities for the Central European Cluster countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland)
Key Achievement: Set-up of project management for European HTA processes (Sharepoint & MS Project) and regional successful reimbursement of immunoglobulin HyQvia in e.g. Germany, Slovakia, Czech Rep.
Health Outcomes Manager/Teamlead AMNOG
January 2013 --- April 2015
Tasks and Responsibilities: Set-up of AMNOG center of excellence regarding value evaluation and related pricing outcome, close exchange with Global Medical and Clinical Affairs in order to adapt studies to HTA and AMNOG requirements (patient-relevant clinical endpoints), development of Health Outcomes studies; Planning and implementation of AMNOG learning sessions, Webex-Trainings, also with external speakers (e.g. statistics), mock-up negotiations for AMNOG pricing process; AMNOG strategy development for Hemophilia, Immunology and Oncology pipeline products incl. G-BA consultations
Key Achievements: Strategic avoidance of the national reimbursement process for three of our pipeline products resulting in savings of approx. two million € investment costs & free-pricing in the ambulatory setting
Internal, cross-functional training of German Management Team, Europe and Global reg. AMNOG requirements (incl. set-up of internal AMNOG Wikipedia on Sharepoint and AMNOG Pricing Database), F2F Market Access Academy, Webex Training Conferences
Medical Advisor Biotherapeutics (Immunology) Munich, Germany
October 2008 --- December 2012
Tasks and Responsibilities: Medical scientific expert for all products in BioTherapeutics (i.v. and s.c. immunoglobulins, plasma products such as PPSB®, Albumin); development and implementation of publication plans (incl. marketing material, medical writing, external events such as scientific symposia (e.g. DGN) and Advisory Boards); development and implementation of medical projects, trainings and studies (IITs, registries, NIS) incl. briefing of agencies, external speakers, CROs and study groups; medical writing (scientific presentations, abstracts, poster, publications) in different indications & participation on national and international medical congresses incl. introduction and chair of scientific events; interactive trainings of sales team reg. strategy, marketing folders, scientific knowledge of products and indications; identification and regular exchange with KOLs in Neurology, Pediatrics, Hemato-Oncology, Immunology
Key Achievements: Development & implementation of a study registry
called SIGNS together with the University of Dresden and
an interdisciplinary Advisory Board (Neurologists, Pediatricians, Hemato-
Oncologists) with > 20 publications
Multimedia trainings for sales force teams reg. medical knowledge, medical studies (incl. e.g. videos, TED system, diagnostic tools)
Medical Advisor Gynecology Munich, Germany
November 2006 --- August 2008
Tasks and Responsibilities: Medical scientific expert for all products in Gynecology (with focus on key product NuvaRing®, anti-infectives); medical information for patients, physicians, pharmacists reg. products and indications; development and implementation of a publication plan for NuvaRing® & scientific review of marketing material and medical input in product strategy (incl. push and pull activities); organisation, implementation and follow-up of scientific symposia (e.g. FBA congress symposium with publication in journal DER FRAUENARZT) & chair of Advisory Board “Verhütungsberatung”; medical writing (scientific presentations, franchise communication reg. gynecology portfolio); interactive trainings of sales team, agencies and call center reg. strategy, marketing folders, scientific knowledge of products and indications; identification and regular exchange with KOLs in Gynecology
Key Achievement: Development of the concept „Verhütungsberatung“, a structured patient dialogue about contraceptive options tailored to women (incl. toolkit and website)
PR Manager Munich, Germany
April 2005 --- June 2006
Tasks and Responsibilities: Media analysis and press communication, development of marketing material, development & implementation of medical education programs in Gyneco-Oncology, Neurology, Cardiology (incl. newsletter and set-up of website), planning, writing and distribution of press releases publications and presentations, chair of physician workshops
Key Achievement: Development & implementation of the Medical Education project “Brustkrebs Akademie” together with Gyneco-Oncologists (incl. slide kits, organization and moderation of national and regional roadshows)
January 2002 --- January 2003
Analytical thinkingCommunicativeCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCuriosityCoordinationEfficiencyFlexibilityProactivityProblem solvingResult Oriented
Negotiation R&DAllergy and immunologyAntibodiesBiopharmaceuticalsBudget ManagementBusiness DevelopmentBusiness StrategyChange ManagementCommunication SkillsCompetitive AnalysisCross-functional team leadershipeCRFEnglishGermanHealth EconomicsHealthcareHealthcare industryHealthcare ManagementHematologyInternational RelationsKOL managementLeadershipLife SciencesmanagementMarket accessMedical affairsMedical budget managementMedicineMS ProjectNegotiationNeurologyoncologyOphthalmologyOutcome Measurement Study (OMS) Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs)people managementPharmaceutical IndustryPharmaceutical SciencesPresentation SkillsPricingProblem SolvingProblem-solving methods and troubleshootingProject CoordinationProject ManagementProject PlanningPublic RelationsPublic HealthQuality of Life (QoL) outcomesSocial SkillsStrategyStrategic PlanningTeam LeadershipTeam ManagementTeam BuildingTime ManagementWomens Health
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Guide students Interact with physicians Interact with nurses Use content management systemsAct as the main line of communication between the sponsor and the investigatorAssure medical qualityAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyCoach staffCollaborate with project teamCommunicationContribute medical, clinical expertise and scientific advice to all allied departments in local affiliate in particular support to the local clinical development team for timely execution of studies conducted in the affiliate and to DRA in interactions with authorities.Determine potential relationshipsDevelop strong internal relationships with stakeholdersDevelop training materialsEstablish professional relationships with partnersFollow up projectsGuide staffInteract with KOLInteract with physiciansInteract with pharmacistsInteract with nursesLead teamsLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredMaintain strong relationshipsManage budgetsManage complexityManage projects resourcesNegotiate budget NetworkNew indications of marketed drugOral presentationOrganise meetingsPeople managementPlan work to meet objectives and deadlinesproject managementPromotional materialsProvide medical content for clinical development planProvide medical rationale of diseaseProvide trainingPublish scientific projectsR&DRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeSolve problemsStorytellingTeachingTrain StaffWork cross-functionallyWritten presentation
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) in from University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 2003
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) in Medicine from University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 2003
Training and Certification
Project Management in 2013 Training
Advanced Negotiator, Schranner Institue in 2016 Certification
Multiple Leadership Trainings in 2016 Certification