The Awards for Regulatory Excellence are a great accolade for the shortlisted nominees and winners, who know that their worthy recognition is validated by the independent judging process.

The following distinguished professionals were on the judging panel in 2016.

Alan Morrison

Vice President Regulatory Affairs International, Merck Sharp & Dohme

Isabelle Clamou

Director, Regulatory Affairs, Amgen

Ann O'Connor

Technical Director at Grifols Worldwide Operations.

Chris Griffett

Past VP Regulatory Affairs, Celgene

Gabriele Disselhoff

Managing Director, CRQS

Glenn Carpenter

Global Regulatory Head of External Growth Initiatives and Strategic Advisor, J&J

Graham Higson

Managing Director GCH Pharma Consulting Ltd

Greg Perry

Executive Director, Medicines Patent Pool

John Brennan

Secretary General, EuropaBio

Jonathan Hughes

Managing Director, JHRA

Jonathan Trethowan

Managing Director, TRAC Services Ltd – The Regulatory Affairs Consultancy

Judith Creba

Executive Director, EU Regulatory Strategy, Novartis Pharma AG, Switzerland

Maureen Graham

Managing Director, Diamond BioPharm Ltd

Meredith Lloyd-Evans

Managing Director, BioBridge Ltd

Michael Banks

Senior Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Mike Hardman

Past VP Science Policy, AstraZeneca

Pat O'Mahony

Chief Executive, Molecular Medicine Ireland

Peter Lassoff

Vice President and Head of Global Regulatory Affairs, Quintiles Consulting

Sam Salek

Professor of Pharmacoepidemiology, University of Hertforshire and Vice-President, PharmaTrain Federation

Sue Forda

Vice President, GRA International at Eli Lilly and Company

Trevor Jones

Director, Allergan and Chairman of the Board, Simbec Research

Vincent Lawton

Chairman, Addex Pharmaceuticals and Senior Strategy Advisor, Imperial College London