Head, RA Policy & Strategic Operations, Novartis, Nigeria
Uchenna Adesugba is a trained pharmacist with 17 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and consumer goods sectors. She is currently the Head, RA Policy & Strategic Operations, SSA, Novartis based in Lagos, Nigeria. Before joining Novartis in December 2016, she has held Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance as well as Corporate Affairs & Communication roles in different organizations. In her current role, she is responsible for identifying policy issues and actions to shape the regulatory environment in SSA, developing regulatory strategy and acceleration plans for key products across the Region, clinical trials and compliance oversight. She is very passionate about improving access to safe, quality, and efficacious medicines for patients in Africa.