Dr.Tatjana Ajhler Duretek
Head of Medical Affairs and Pharmacovigilance and EU QPPV
BELUPO Inc, Croatia
Education: Medical Doctor, Medical School of University of Zagreb, Master’s degree in preclinical
pharmacology from the Medical School of University of Zagreb, Croatia;
Career to date: Dr Ajhler started her career as a resident at Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb,
Clinic for Neurology. In 1994 she joined the pharmaceutical industry where she was working in
Regulatory Affairs Department as clinical expert and gained broad experience in drug regulatory
strategies for EU and USA. In June 2005 she continued her career in pharmaceutical company
BELUPO, as Head of Medical Affairs and Pharmacovigilance and EU QPPV where she has been
deeply involved in establishing, maintenance and development of the pharmacovigilance system
compliant to EU pharmacovigilance legislation. She has been involved in generic product
development with focus on strategy for nonclinical and clinical studies required.
Due to huge experience as EU QPPV she held various pharmacovigilance educations within
company headquarter and also for local offices in EU and non EU countries. She had been invited
as a speaker in several international conferences with pharmacovigilance topics in recent years.