Jean-Louis Robert

Dr. Jean-Louis Robert studied chemistry at the University of Basle (CH) and obtained his Ph.D. from there in 1976. He had a post-doctoral training at the Pharmaceutical Institute of the “Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule” (ETH) in Zurich (CH). He spent one year with a pharmaceutical company before joining the National Health Laboratory (LNS) in Luxembourg. He was head of the Unit Pharmaceutical Chemistry, an Official Medicines Control Laboratory (OMCL) at the LNS. He retired from LNS in March 2015.

He was a member of the Committee for Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) since 1995 (co-opted member since 2004 till December 2017) at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in London.

He was chairman of the CHMP/CVMP Quality Working Party from 1995 to June 2017.

Within the International Council on Harmonization (ICH), he was involved in different topics (ICH Q2, Q8, Q10 and CTD-Q) as expert of the European Commission (EC). Currently he is EC topic leader for ICH Q12 (Lifecycle Management).

At the European Pharmacopoeia (Strasbourg, Council of Europe), he was chair of the European Pharmacopoeia Commission (2013-2016) and was a member of the group of experts 10 B. Currently he is chair of the CEP Steering Committee.

He is an expert for WHO.