Director of Policy [Seconded to The European Medicines Agency]
Before being seconded to EMA, Kaisa Immonen (MA) held the position of Director of Policy at the European Patients’ Forum (EPF), leading EPF’s policy and advocacy work, providing strategic analysis and advice, and maintaining high-level relationships with EU and international organisations and stakeholders.
She holds a Master’s degree in Health Policy, Innovation and Management (Maastricht University) and in International Relations (University of Kent at Canterbury/University of Tampere). Her personal interests include patient and citizen participation in healthcare improvement, patient safety, and health literacy. She has a background in policy, stakeholder management, and communications roles in non-profit organisations and the private sector.