Victoria Elegant, MBBS, DRCOG, FFPM
Professor Victoria Elegant joined Amgen in October 2016 and is Vice-President, JAPAC Regional Medical Head, based in Hong Kong.
Professor Elegant is a physician who joined the pharmaceutical industry after postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynecology in the UK. She has held positions in global drug development, medical affairs, regulatory affairs and drug safety in Japan, Australia, Europe and Asia Pacific. Prior to Amgen, Dr. Elegant was the Vice- President, Regulatory and Medical Affairs, APAC, based in Shanghai for Baxter, and Vice President, Medical Affairs, Asia/ANZ for Baxalta.
Professor Elegant is actively engaged in the training and education of physicians in the healthcare industry. She was involved with establishing the first postgraduate training course for pharmaceutical physicians in Australia. Dr. Elegant is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, a member of the FPM International Committee, and is currently working on training programs in the Asia-Pacific region. She is on the Board of Studies for the Masters in Pharmaceutical Medicine, UNSW. She is a founding member of the China Medical Affairs Network. She is on the board of the Medical Affairs Professional Society, and is Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia
Professor Elegant is passionate about promoting diversity and inclusion, especially in supporting women and leadership. She was involved in Building Talent Edge, a Catalyst Award-winning program supporting women in Baxter Healthcare and leading to a 50:50 men:women ratio at the senior manager level and above across the Asia-Pacific region.