Nasir Egal currently leads the Sanofi Global Quality External Affairs strategy. Prior to this role, he held various positions of increasing responsibilities in Sanofi, Novartis & Merck. He also spent several years at the US FDA as a research scientist. He has +24 years of demonstrated executive management experience in the pharmaceutical industry with broad international experience working across various cultures, companies and geographies leading diverse teams focused on organizational, compliance and process performances. He has a passion for success driven by patient centric and compliance mindset with strong working knowledge of pharmaceutical regulations. Nasir holds a Doctorate in Chemistry from the American University in Washington, D.C., and an Executive Management Certificates from IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland and Franklin W. Olin Graduate School of Business, Babson College, Massachusetts, US. He also holds Six Sigma Greenbelt certification. He is a member of the ISPE GPMLF and the Task Force on Drug Shortages.