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First name
Florence
 Chalker

Position
Senior Associate
Tagline

Florence supports clients in the pharmaceutical sector to understand, develop policy positions on, and engage with anticipated changes to EU and global legislation.

Florence is a senior associate in the Health and Life Sciences practice at Global Counsel. Before joining Global Counsel, Florence worked in the UK Government’s Office for Life Sciences, where she led development of innovation policies across topics such as obesity, NHS uptake, data and clinical trials. Prior to this, she worked in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ Chief Scientific Advisor's Office with a focus on EU Exit. Florence has an MSC in public health and a BA in biomedical sciences. 
 
At GC Florence works to support health and life sciences clients to navigate political, policy and regulatory challenges.

Recent examples of her work include:
 

  • Supporting clients in the pharmaceutical sector to understand, develop policy and advocacy positions on, and engage with anticipated changes to EU legislation. 
  • Providing analysis and insights on the UK political landscape for policies relating life sciences innovation and sector growth. 
  • Working with national and international trade associations to develop strategic objectives in the context of global macroeconomic and political change, and rapidly developing technologies.