Dr. Bassil Akra
CEO and Owner of AKRA TEAM GmbH
Dr. Bassil Akra is CEO and Owner of AKRA TEAM GmbH, a globally acting consultancy company from Germany. Dr. Akra and his team at AKRA TEAM are supporting manufacturers achieving compliance and ensuring continuous market access. Dr. Akra was the Vice President of Strategic Business Development at the Global Medical Health Services of TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH. He has vast experience in leadership, business management, research, development, quality management, and regulatory approval of medical devices, combination devices, and ATMP Products. Dr. Akra played an essential role during the implementation of the medical device regulation in Europe. He was also involved in the drafting of several European guidance documents (e.g. MEDDEV, MDCG, etc.) and International Standards. He spent the last years of his career at TÜV SÜD training and educating various stakeholders on EU Legislations (e.g. MDD/AIMDD, MDR and IVDR), supporting their implementation towards achieving relevant designation ensuring continuity of the healthcare system in the interest of patient populations.