RPS Ambassador Sunayana Shah


Sunayana Shah is an expert in regulatory, medical, and pharmacovigilance policy development as well as technical, scientific, and regulatory intelligence at global level including working with WHO, European and UK organisations. 

She has collaborated with government, NGO and clinical leaders at national, regional and international levels within the health sector. 

Sunayana has extensive experience in complex stakeholder management, policy analysis and development and communication, particularly in complex technical areas to improve understanding. 

Sunayana worked at the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), London, where as Head of Regulatory and Safety Policy she advised the pharmaceutical industry and worked with senior UK and EU government officials on international regulatory policy issues, including the impact of Brexit. 

Previously, she led the scientific and medical affairs function at the Proprietary Association of Great Britain (PAGB) where she developed and implemented national and pan European and global OTC reclassification policy, regulatory expertise, and led the Professional Learning training programmes. She was also Senior Staff editor of the British National Formulary at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, London and is an expert across many therapeutic areas. 

Sunayana has also worked extensively in Community Pharmacy. Sunayana holds an honours degree from the School of Pharmacy, University of London, with Post Graduate Diplomas in Evidence based Pharmacotherapy (Aston University) and Community Pharmacy (University of Keele). 

She is a GPhC registered pharmacist and was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 2018.

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