Alexandra Petrilă

Senior Partner, Link Resource Romania

Alexandra Petrilă has more than 17 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry in Romania and EU in petrila1Regulatory Affairs and Market Access and extensive experience in Public Affairs, Medical Affairs and Quality Assurance. She has strong expertise in Eastern Europe regulatory environment.

After graduating from the Pharmacy University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” Bucharest, Alexandra Maria Petrilă has been involved in the pharma sector, while also being a lecturer at „Carol Davila” between 1990 and 1995. Alexandra started her career at Pharmavit Romania as Pharma Division coordinator, from1996 to 2001.

Between 2001 and 2008 she held various positions at Novartis Pharma Services: Drug Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Romanian Office (May 2001 – April 2004); EU Enlargement Project Manager, Drug Regulatory Affairs Europe Novartis AG Basel Headquarters (March 2003 – December 2004); EU Enlargement Project Manager, Drug Regulatory Affairs Europe Novartis AG Basel for Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia (April 2004– February 2006); Head of Drug Regulatory Affairs& Public Affairs (February 2006 – February 2007); Head of Market Access (February 2007 – September 2008). During this time, Alexandra set up the Market Access Department and Public Affairs function in Novartis Romania and first Market Access and Public Affairs Plan in Novartis Central &Eastern countries. She helped position Novartis in front of drug regulators as main partner for consulting and sharing experience for EU Accession activities and implementation of New Medicine Law.

Between 2004 and 2006, she was leader of Regulatory & IP at ARPIM (Romanian Pharmaceutical Industry Association) and EFPIA contact on regulatory and IP on behalf of ARPIM.

Alexandra Petrilă is currently Partner and Administrator at Link Resource Romania, a Romanian consultancy company in the pharma business with experienced partners and consultants having long tenure of professional expertise within multinational pharma companies in Romania, but also at the headquarter level too.


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