Prof. Dr. Thomas Szucs, MD, MBA, MPH, LLM

Thomas Szucs is Professor of Pharmaceutical Medicine and Director of the European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine at the University of Basel.

Previously he was Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Hirslanden Holding, the largest private hospital chain in Switzerland. As an academic, he held appointments at the universities of Munich, Bayreuth, Milano and Zurich. In 2010 he received an honorary professorship of the University of Peking.

He has worked at F. Hoffman-La Roche, ultimately as the global head of Health Economics and served as Chairman of BB Biotech, Bioxell SpA, Intercell AG and was founding Chairman of Okairos. Currently,, he is Vice Chairman of Biovertis AG and since 2010 Chairman of the largest Swiss healthcare insurer, Helsana Group.

He holds a medical degree from the University of Basel, a Masters in Business Administration from the University of St Gallen, a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University and an LL.M in International Business Law from the University of Zurich.