Press release

EuropaBio appoints new Secretary General, Healthcare Biotech Director and Industrial Biotech Director

EuropaBio is delighted to confirm the appointment of Joanna Dupont-Inglis as its new Secretary General. In addition, the association is pleased to confirm the appointments of Bernard Grimm, as Healthcare Director and Agnes Borg as Industrial Biotech Director. 

03 September 2018, Brussels: EuropaBio is delighted to confirm the appointment of Joanna Dupont-Inglis as its new Secretary General.

Commenting on this promotion, EuropaBio chair, Tjerk de Ruiter, said “Joanna has an excellent track record of leadership and engagement in this sector. Her experience will be valuable in working together with an increasingly broad community of stakeholders to ensure that the benefits of biotech can be accessed in Europe’’.

In addition, the association is pleased to confirm the appointments of Bernard Grimm, as Healthcare Director and Agnes Borg as Industrial Biotech Director. Bernard brings over three decades of experience in the biopharmaceutical’s sector and Agnes is promoted from her previous role with EuropaBio of Industrial Biotech Manager.

Commenting on these announcements Joanna Dupont-Inglis added “EuropaBio combines a diverse and talented team, an experienced and dedicated membership and a growing community of people who are passionate about biotech. It’s an exciting time for us, where both the real-time benefits of the technology and its future potential for developing solutions for people and planet, are becoming increasingly evident. It’s a privilege to be leading the work of this association.”

EuropaBio thanks outgoing Secretary General, John Brennan, for his work with the association. He leaves to take up a global corporate regulatory role for the medical devices industry.