Dr. Marlene Moonsamy

Position: Head of Regulatory Affairs for the African cluster - AstraZeneca
Categories: RA Speakers 2023

Marlene Moonsamy is the Head of Regulatory Affairs for the African cluster at Astra Zeneca since April 2023. Her career in the Pharma industry spans 15 years, with 13 of them being in Regulatory Affairs.


Her qualifications include Bachelor of Pharmacy and Master of Science in Medicine (Pharmacotherapy) degrees, from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Her regulatory affairs journey started with Novartis in 2010. She has since acquired considerable leadership experience and expertise across the African markets with Johnson & Johnson, GSK Consumer and Pharma divisions, and finally Abbott Laboratories, before joining Astra Zeneca.

She has led sustainable change, developed high performing teams, and engaged externally to influence the regulatory environment, while garnering awards and accolades along the way.