1. Current Status, Position
Mrs Mathieu-Mendes is Deputy Head of the unit dealing with the quality, safety and innovation of medicinal products in the Directorate General on Health and Food Safety in the European Commission.
Her responsibilities include the implementation of the Falsified Medicines Directive, the Clinical Trials Regulation, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Distribution Practices and mutual recognition agreements on GMP with third countries. She has been working for many years in the pharmaceutical field notably with the authorisation process of medicinal products or the orphan medicinal products.
Agnès Mathieu-Mendes is a pharmacist by training and has a diploma in pharmaceutical engineering and industrial technology. Prior to the European Commission, Agnès held positions in the pharmaceutical industry and in the Council of Europe.
3. Research Area
Mrs Mathieu-Mendes joined the European Commission in 2006 to work on the Better Regulation agenda of the Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry.
4. Conflict of interest: none