Francois Meyer

Francois Meyer

Secretary General Vif-fragiles

François has a MD degree in Endocrinology and metabolic diseases from the University of Montpellier (France) and started its career in an Internal medicine department of Montpellier teaching hospitals. After having worked for five years for a major pharma company, he joined the French Medicines Agency (currently ANSM) as deputy director of the Medicines and Heath Products Evaluation Department. He was nominated at the EMA’s Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) during its initial mandate.
In 2005, when the French National Authority for Health (HAS) was created, François was charged with setting up its Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Division, overseeing the grouping and consolidation of HTA in its five major areas (pharmaceuticals, medical devices, interventional and diagnostic procedures, and public health actions and programs).
François later devoted himself to the HAS’s international cooperation activities, at both European and global levels. He was a member the board of HTAi, the main international society for HTA and had a key role in the European HTA network EUnetHTA. He represented the HAS and EUnetHTA in numerous HTA-EMA cooperation projects.

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