SFL Appoints Advisory Board

Published: Mar 18, 2013

March 18, 2013 -- SFL is pleased to announce the constitution of its company Advisory Board. The SFL Advisory Board Members combine a broad range of expertise covering in - depth knowledge of regulatory and policy developments, legal standards, science, medicine and company i nfrastructures. Thus, they will provide strategic advice and recommendations on the long - term development of SFL and our clients. The Advisory Board will be chaired by Mrs. Silvia Matile - Steiner, former Head Government/Public Affairs at F. Hoffmann - La Roch e. ,

“SFL is witnessing an exciting period of growth and the formation of our Advisory Board will assist us in our future plans,” commented Shayesteh Fürst - Ladani, Managing Director of SFL. “As recognized and experienced practitioners or former practitioners in their fields of expertise their involvement represents an invaluable resource for the company”. ,

SFL Advisory Board Members include: ,

Silvia Matile - Steiner, LLM ,

Mrs. Silvia Matile - Steiner is an expert in public affairs and has extensive professional expe rience in legal affairs, communications, public relations and government affairs. Previously, she was Head Government/Public Affairs at corporate level at F. Hoffmann - La Roche headquarters. Her work spanned, in particular, diverse research areas such as pe rsonalized healthcare, clinical trials and diagnostics. She was in regular contact with EU as well as Swiss key opinion leaders. ,

Per Helboe, MSc, PhD, DSc ,

Professor Per Helboe is an expert in regulatory affairs and provides strategic advice on quality - and regulatory - related matters for products. He is Professor in Regulatory Affairs at the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences , and was Senior Director and Head of the Licensing Division of the Danish Medicines Agency from 2001 unt il his retirement in 2011. ,

Bruno Maier, PhD, LLM ,

Dr Bruno Maier is a qualified lawyer (PhD, Attorney - at - law, LLM) with in - depth practical experience in international commercial law. Dr Maier was Director and General Counsel with world - wide responsibility a t F. Hoffmann - La Roche headquarters before his retirement. ,

Claire Barton, MA MB BChir MRCP PhD FFPM ,

Dr Claire Barton is a medical oncologist/pharmaceutical physician specializing in the clinical development of products for oncology indications. She is a member of the Oncology Special Interest Group of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine in the UK, and acts as a Senior Specialty Advisor for pharmaceutical physicians undertaking higher medical training in Pharmaceutical Medicine. ,

Friedlieb Pfannkuch, M D ,

Professor Friedlieb Pfannkuch is a qualified pathologist (anatomical pathology) and President of the Swiss Society of Toxicology. He is an expert in non - clinical safety with extensive experience in experimental toxicology and assessment of all stages of drug development. ,

About SFL Regulatory Affairs & Scientific Communication Ltd ,

SFL is dedicated to a holistic approach to lifecycle management of healthcare products from non - clinical and clinical studies through to registration and post - approval activities. The SFL team members have experience in Regulatory Affairs, Public Affairs, Legal Services and Medical Communications, and provide personalized and comprehensive services. When combined, these services comprise an integral oversight package for products from the bench to the marketplace at one consultancy. SFL also provides specialized training courses where participants can benefit from the team’s cross - functional expertise .

For more information, please contact:,

Faiz Kermani, PhD

Senior Communication Manager

SFL Regulatory Affairs & Scientific Communication Ltd

Hochstrasse 51 ,

CH - 4002 Basel,


Tel: +41 61 361 9443

Fax: +41 61 361 9442

Email: office@sfl - services.com

Web: www.sfl - services.com

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