Dr. Rana Chalhoub

Position: Regulatory Affairs Director - Mecomed
Categories: Advisory Board 2024 - Med

Rana Chalhoub is an experienced Regulatory Affairs Professional with a demonstrated history of working
in leading multinational medical devices companies such as Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson and Hospira
Pfizer. During her career, Rana has managed to take over regulatory roles of increased responsibilities
with an extended area coverage where she has built extensive knowledge of the regulations across MEA

Rana holds a Medical Laboratory Sciences degree along with a Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC)
from RAPS, and a certificate in “Regulation: Theory, Strategy & Practice” from London School of
Economics & Political Sciences (LSE).

In her current role as Regulatory Affairs Director at Mecomed, Rana is responsible for managing
Regulatory Affairs-related responsibilities in MECOMED, the Medical Technology Association in Middle
East and Africa, and works closely with the different MedTech stakeholders such as Ministry of Health
officials and Regulatory agencies to advance the Medical Technology Regulations in the region.

Rana is also co-chairing the GMTA (Global Medical Technology Alliance) Africa Working Group, and has
been actively involved in the MDRC (Medical Device Regulatory Convergence) program for Africa.
Rana has also been engaged as a speaker in several international and regional forums in Europe, Africa
and the Middle East, on several topics such as Good regulatory practices, Reliance principles and
Regulatory environment in MEA region.