Willing to support innovations in therapies and contribute to the improvement of Patient’s quality of life, Thomas has been working both as Lawyer in Int’l firms and In-House Legal Director in the Medtech and Biotech industry.
With almost 20 years’ experience as regulatory and compliance expert, he has an extensive practice in global and cross-functional projects at most steps of the health products’ life cycle. Thomas is a trusted advisor for leaders of the Life Sciences Industry. He provides legal support (advising, drafting regulated contracts and leading related litigations) for products’ development and therapeutic value demonstration (regulatory licenses, market access) and products’ distribution and commercialization (supply chain, promotion, sales, vigilance and recalls). He is also a key partner for compliance officers (advising on ethical issues, leading internal audit or investigations, defending D&Os in Court proceedings).
Thomas has a Master in European Regulations of Health Products (Lille) and holds a Doctorate in Commercial Law (Lyon: thesis on the regulatory framework for marketing pharmaceuticals).
After 14 years with Baker & McKenzie, Thomas joined the industry and spent the last past five years with Baxter, Baxalta and Shire in various regional positions as Legal Director (France & BeNeLux, South Europe and MEA).