MPharm Msc MPH PhD(c), Head of Global GI Market Access, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International
Ioannis Petrakis MPharm Msc MPH PhD(c) is currently Head of Global GI Market Access at Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, based in Zurich Switzerland. Ioannis’ professional goal is to safeguard patient access by delivering high-value medicine to the person in need promptly, safely and at optimum societal cost. He received his Pharmacy degree by the University of Bradford in 2005 and after eight years of clinical pharmacy career he decided to focus on economic evaluation, pharmacoepidemiology and health policy. He has postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Pharmacy and Public Health and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Thrace – Medical Department. Before joining Takeda, he had served as a hospital Pharmacist in the UK and Greece, but has also obtained hospital management experience during Greek economic crisis. He has also worked for Pfizer and has been a research associate at the National School of Public Health in Athens, Greece. He is a proud husband and a father of three kids.