IMDRF 2023

23rd session

27-28 March 2023 | Brussels, Belgium

Sabina Hoekstra

Global Director Regulatory Strategy, TÜV SÜD Medical Health Services

Sabina is Global Director Regulatory Strategy at Notified Body TÜV SÜD and represents of TÜV SÜD and Notified Bodies at European level. She acts as Chair of NBCG-Med, the EU Commission’s formal coordination group of Notified Bodies, and Vice-President of Team-NB, the EU Notified Bodies’ association.

Sabina has 20 years of experience as pharmaceutical and medical device regulator and legislator in the Dutch government, serving subsequently in the Medicines Evaluation Board, Ministry of Health and the governmental organization for clinical investigations CCMO.

She has worked as Lead for European Regulation in Philips, where she acted as leader and expert in EU medical device and pharmaceutical regulations and was involved in EU MDR/IVDR implementation.

Sabina has a long track record as volunteer in global professional organizations (DIA and RAPS). She is a regular speaker and faculty member in educational conferences on regulatory topics.

She is Fellow of RAPS and serves in the RAPS Global Board of Directors.

Sabina is trained as pharmacist and holds a PharmD from Leiden University.