Richard Bergström is co-founder of start-up PharmaCCX and VP of Life Sciences at Guardtime SA.
He also serves as a board member of the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG), which takes place from 2 to 4 October 2019 in Bad Hofgastein, Austria. Among the key topics of the EHFG 2019 are disruptive technologies and the way digital transformation is shaping society, politics and healthcare.
Richard previously was the Director General of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) from 2011 to 2017. He served for nine years as the Director-General of LIF, the Swedish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry, following positions in Switzerland in regulatory affairs at the pharmaceutical companies Roche and Novartis.
Richard Bergström was also appointed by the Swedish Government to the Board of the Karolinska Institute. He is a pharmacist by training, and received his MScPharm Degree from the University of Uppsala, Sweden in 1988.