Christine Andersen has almost 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, where she has held various leadership roles and responsibilities. Today she is the Business Unit Direct for the gastroenterology department at Takeda, where she leads a large interdisciplinary team and sits in the company's management team. Prior to that, she was employed at Bristol-Myers Squibb where she held both norwegian and nordic roles, the last seven years focused on strategy, communication and the launch of immunotherapy in the treatment of cancer. Andersen has also been head of the Communications Committee at LMI for two years, where the dissemination of the pharmaceutical industry social missions and core activities has been the focus.
She sees the importance in creating meeting points and building synergies between academia, industry, health professionals and society at large, to contribute to the best possible healthcare and innovation that benefits Norwegian patients.