Dentons Global Advisors hires healthcare specialist

BRUSSELS — Fast-growing advisory firm Dentons Global Advisors has hired healthcare and life sciences communications specialist Heike Galbraith as a partner.

Galbraith has over 20 years of experience in public affairs, stakeholder management and advocacy in the health and life sciences industry, specializing in therapeutic areas including vaccines, oncology, rare diseases, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis. She joins Dentons Global Advisors from GCI Health, where she was responsible for European policy and public affairs.

Before joining GCI Health last year, she was head of the global public affairs team for rare diseases and vaccines at Pfizer, as well as part of the pharmaceutical giant’s European government affairs team for 12 years. year. She previously served as Director of International Government Affairs at Gilead and worked in the European Parliament.

Grégoire Poisson, managing director of Dentons Global Advisors Interel, the DGA’s EU public affairs division created when the company bought Interel in July last year, said: Companies looking to make a positive contribution to the society.

Galbraith added, “I am thrilled to join a company that approaches business issues and health policy opportunities from a 360-degree perspective. I look forward to partnering with our clients and stakeholders to develop impactful strategies and advocate for meaningful policy solutions. »

Other recent DGA hires include a number of partners in New York and London.

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