Brussels, 1 March 2023 – EuropaBio is pleased to announce that Vlad Olteanu joins EuropaBio’s Healthcare Biotechnology team as Healthcare Public Affairs Director.
Vlad is a Belgian and Romanian national who studied mathematics, economics, law and political sciences in Romania, Belgium, France and the United Kingdom. Vlad has worked for many years with top-tier law firms, global corporations and consultancies delivering legal advice, public affairs strategy and its implementation for actors in public (including the European Commission, the World Bank, EU Member States) and private sector.
Speaking about his appointment, Vlad said: “I am delighted to take on the role of Healthcare Public Affairs Director at EuropaBio at a time of significant transformation for the industry. I look forward to working with a great team and members to ensure that biotechnology plays a key role in achieving a more sustainable and healthier society within Europe and beyond.”
Claire Skentelbery, Director General of EuropaBio commented: “Vlad brings a fantastic public affairs track record across sectors and countries to EuropaBio and he has a warm welcome into the team, ready to address the most significant legislative changes in healthcare biotechnology in a generation.”
Vlad will take on the new role with immediate effect.