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First name
Rob
 Reid

Position
Director
Tagline

Rob works with multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences clients to anticipate, understand, and develop policy and advocacy positions on UK, EU, and global political and regulatory change.

Rob is a Director in the Health and Life Sciences practice at Global Counsel. Before joining GC, Rob worked in the UK Government’s Office for Life Sciences where he led work preparing the sector for EU Exit and developing OLS policy positions on innovative regulation and access and uptake of life science innovations. Prior to this, he worked as a Programme Manager and Group Leader at the National Physical Laboratory. Rob has a PhD in molecular biology and a degree in biological sciences. 
 
At GC Rob works to support health and life sciences clients to navigate political, policy and regulatory challenges.

Recent examples of his work include:

  • Supporting clients in the life sciences sector to anticipate, understand, and develop policy and advocacy positions on UK, EU, and global political and regulatory change. 
  • Supporting a multinational pharmaceutical client to understand global political headwinds and their impacts on the policy and operating environment for pharmaceutical companies. 
  • Working with international trade associations to provide rapid monitoring and analysis of developments in negotiation of international accords.