Raphael T.B. Tan
Raphael is founder of a consulting firm that supports medical device companies with high quality services in the areas of Medical Affairs & Governance, Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs and Business Development. In addition, with access to a continuously growing international network of industry professionals and by partnering with chartered psychologists, his firm provides unique headhunting services for start-ups, scale-ups as well as mature companies.
During his 20+ years corporate career he has held a variety of leadership positions in Medical Affairs and Clinical Research. While working for Medtronic, Boston Scientific, KCI/Acelity and Mölnlycke Healthcare he gained vast experience in designing, building and leading international teams. In his last role as Chief Medical Officer he was the architect of a synergetic global cluster consisting out of Global Medical Affairs, Clinical Research, Clinical Evidence Strategy and Health Economics & Reimbursement. In that capacity and with new regulations in Europe, new technologies entering the healthcare realm and stringent reimbursement requirements, he has initiated and led initiatives strengthening and expanding Medical Affairs capabilities.
With his corporate experience and current involvement in organizations that are in the process of redefining the role of Medical Affairs as a business function, Raphael provides advice on establishing a Medical Governance structure to ensure medical-scientific oversight over processes ranging from new product development to the skills training of new users. As member of the MAPS MedTech FAWG he aims to promote the exchange of experiences among Medical Affairs professionals both in pharma and MedTech.
Raphael holds a medical degree from the Free University in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.