Samar El Gendy

Position: Country Safety Head & QPPV for the Gulf affiliate at Biogen
Categories: Speakers 2022

Samar El Gendy is a Country Safety Head & QPPV for the Gulf affiliate at Biogen. She has a very diverse cross-functional experiences working in several roles in Quality, Commercial Excellence, Learning & Development, Medical Operations & Excellence, Governance, Compliance, Regulatory and Pharmacovigilance.

Samar is a key strategic partner for the local business and provides valued consult and collaboration to all affiliate stakeholders and functions to support local objectives. Her passion for pharmacovigilance started since she was a student, and she sees Pharmacovigilance instrumental in ensuring that patients come first

Furthermore, she is a strong believer of the value of “great workplace” and she had stretched herself above and beyond her call of duty where she has been appointed as Women’s Leadership Initiative lead and a Chief Wellness Officer during her time in GSK and currently she is a council member of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Biogen BIR region.

Samar is a pharmacist by qualification, a Global Health nerd, a volunteering advocate, a pianist by passion and a believes that every day is an opportunity to learn something new.