Since I was a kid, I always knew that I will become pharmacist.

First, because of the smell of medicines when I went with my mum in our village chemist’s shop.

Then for the power of medicines themselves that could help humans to recover from illness, injuries or from a simple headache in few minutes. It was for me like a kind of magic.

My entire career was dedicated to pharmaceutical development, the real heart of pharmacy, where everything is possible …

For more details, please have a look at my curriculum vitae hereafter:



Elisabeth des Mares

Pharmacist, Born May 13, 1974



1992 – 1999              Doctorate in Pharmacy, Industry option, School of Pharmacy, Caen (France)
1996 – 1997              Master in Business Administration, IAE Caen (France)
1998 – 1999              Master in Control on Medicines, School of Pharmacy PARIS XI (France)
2012 – 2013              Master in Small and Medium Enterprises Management, IFG PARIS (France)

Employment History

1998                              Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Development and Regulatory Affairs Department,
Registration files Part 2 writing, packaging management, advertising checking

1999                              Pharmacist, Quality Control Department
ROCHE (Fontenay-sous-bois)
Development of Spectrophotometry methods (AAS) for the assay of Arsenic in raw materials with micro-waves digestion

2000                              Pharmacist, Regulatory Affairs Department
Dr E. BOUCHARA Laboratories (Levallois Perret)
Registration files audit, follow-up of applications, writing of registration files for export (Africa / Middle East)

2000 – 2001                 Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Affairs Department
MENARINI Laboratories (Rungis)
Follow-up of pharmaceutical development and clinical trials, registration files submission, packaging management, advertising checking

2001 – 2005                 Project Manager, R&D Department
Project management of formulation and analytical development, clinical trials follow-up, CTD Module 3 writing

2005 – 2009                 Regulatory Affairs Manager
ORKEO (Sophia Antipolis)
Regulatory watch, registration files writing

2009 – 2014                 Development and Regulatory Affairs Director
ORKEO (Sophia Antipolis)
Pharmaceutical development plan definition, regulatory strategy, Executive committee member

2014 – 2016                 Pharmaceutical Director
ORKEO (Sophia Antipolis)
Overall development plan (quality, safety and efficacy), Regulatory Intelligence, Project Management
Customers relationship Europe/USA (Due Diligence, Project follow-up, technical transfer)
API suppliers relationship China-India (Master file preparation, GMP audit)
Regulatory Authorities relationship Europe / USA (EMA, national agencies, US-FDA)
Executive committee member

2016 – now                  Acting as independant Pharmaceutical Expert