Dr. Samia Gamal El Din Seleem

Position: Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Director - AbbVie
Categories: RA Speakers 2023



–     B.Sc. of Pharmaceutical science – Alexandria University, 1988.


  • Business Administration & Marketing Certificate (AUC) 1994


  • Health Economics – VSCR (Vienna School for Clinical Research ) 2008


  • Total Quality Management for Health care (AUC) Jan-2012



Joined Egypt Health Authority for 2 years after graduation as registration officer

Worked as regulatory officer for MUP (Egyptian pharmaceutical company –Egypt)

In 1992 Moved to multinational German company (Madaus / Rotta pharm/ Viatris pharma) as medical representative, then different function has been added to her responsibility as planning & production coordinator, Marketing, sales supervisor, till became Deputy General Manager

In 1999 Moved to Eli –Lilly working as Regulatory & Corporate affairs Manager and Quality for Egypt, Sudan & Libya

In 2013 joined the newly established research-based company AbbVie with enthusiasm to patient centric team


At the same time I am active with different pharmaceutical associations in Middle East, chairing RWG for pharma in Egypt for 10 years.

Support & coordinate pharmaceutical Industry & health authority to shape the regulatory environment in Egypt. Partnership with Health authority for capability building programs to support patients for better access & affordable medication.


Active Member of organizing committee of MERC 2015 & 2017, 2019, 2020 (virtual) and 2023.