José Luis Cardenas

José Luis Cardenas

Vice-Chair, IGBA International Trade and Intellectual Property Committee

Sr. Director Government Affairs & Market Access LATAM
Teva Pharmaceuticals

Pharmaceutical industry executive with over 16 years of experience in complex public policy and market access negotiations and management in Latin America and beyond.

Well understanding of market dynamics and business, legal and political implications and angles of decision-making process. Strong and proven communications and leadership skills.

Deeply Involved in representing both trade associations and companies in public policy discussions and free trade agreements like Trans Pacific Partnership or the Pacific Alliance regarding Intellectual Property issues and pharmaceutical regulatory standards. Active in global fora such as the International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (IGBA). Also playing critical role in negotiation of ethics standards of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

Leading role in designing and implementing strategies for international tenders (eg Pan American Health Organization and United Nations Office for Project Services).

Experience in Oncology, Multiple Sclerosis, HIV, Migraine, Respiratory, Transplant, among others.

Juris Doctor (U. Chile), Master and Doctor in Laws (U. Freiburg, Germany), Pharmacology diploma (U. of Chile), Health Technology Assessment diploma (Catholic University of Chile).

He has been visiting professor at the Law School of Universidad de Chile and autor of several books and articles on health-related topics published in Chile and abroad.

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