Andreas M. Walter

European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO), General Manager
The status of the implementation of the EU Falsified Medical Directive (FMD)

After his studies of Administration Sciences at the University of Constance in Germany, Andreas M. Walter joined EFPIA, the European Federation of the researched-based pharmaceutical industry, in September 1993 as Executive for Administration and Finance.
From 2011 onwards, he was responsible as Project Director to ensure that EFPIA members can comply with the safety features requirements of the Falsified Medicines Directive in the most effective way, i.e. by setting up of a stakeholder-governed pan-European verification model (EMVS).
After the incorporation of the European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) in February 2015, he also headed the organisation ad interim in order to manage the European hub that will connect to a series of national data repositories serving as the platform to allow the verification of authenticity of medicines anywhere in the supply chain within the EU/EEA.
On 1st April 2016, he was appointed as General Manager of EMVO representing now definitely the organisation.