Julie joined GARPD in October 2019 to act as R&D Portfolio and Planning Leader. Julie developed her hands-on expertise in project planning and portfolio management through several positions in the healthcare industry. She started her carrier as a Senior Consultant at Lowendalmasai in Paris, France, providing support and advises to biotech and pharmaceutical companies regarding their innovation funding and management strategy.
She then joined a French biotech company, Ariana Pharma in Paris, and as a Project Manager was responsible of the development and operational management of large collaborative R&D programs in oncology and chronic diseases. Prior to joining GARDP, she was a Country Operations Manager at IQVIA, in charge of the implementation in France of a novel European oncology data platform in hospitals and clinical centers for the CODE initiative.
Julie holds a PhD in Immunology from the University Paul Sabatier of Toulouse, France, completed by a postdoctoral position at both the Ecole Normale Supérieure and the Collège de France in Paris, France. She has also been an independent scientific expert for the IMI2 initiative of the European Commission and EFPIA.