The FIP CEO Interviews... Emer Cooke
Emer Cooke is currently Director, Regulation and Prequalification with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva and has been with WHO since November 2016. In this role, Ms Cooke is responsible for leading WHO's global work on regulation of health technologies (medicines, vaccines, diagnostics, vector control products and devices), coordinating the regulatory teams (Prequalification, Regulatory Systems Strengthening, and Safety), and working with member states and international partners to assure the quality, safety and efficacy of appropriate health technologies. Ms. Cooke is a pharmacist with Masters degrees in Science and Business Administration from Trinity College Dublin. She has over 30 years’ experience in international regulatory affairs and spent 14 years (2002 to 2016) in management positions at the European Medicines Agency as head of Inspections and head of International affairs respectively.