The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organisation of and for those involved in regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products.

RAPS stepped up its presence in Europe in response to growing membership demand, announcing plans to invest more than €2 million over three years implementing a strategic growth plan.

As part of its commitment, RAPS hosts several face-to-face events in Europe and will host the second RAPS Regulatory Conference - Euro Convergence 2020 in Brussels 11-13 May 2020. RAPS also launched its new RAPS European Council (REC) to help support the growing member base and volunteer network across Europe.

If you are interested in being a part of the global RAPS community,  learn more about RAPS, become a member and join our online forum or take advantage of our EU events and publications

RAPS European Council (REC) 2017 - 2019


The RAPS European Council, front row from left to right: Lena Cordie, Peter SchrutkaRechtenstamm, Pallavi Trivedi, Sabina Hoekstra van den Bosch, Andreas Wiegand, Benjamin Frisch, Jennifer Neff, Michael Maier and Anja Wiersma; back row from left to right: Philippe Auclair, Paul Brooks, Gert Bos, Don Boyer and Rainer Voelksen

European Contact

Keren Deront
RAPS European Liaison
Tel: +33 781 58 53 34
European Advisory Committee

RAPS European Council (REC)

RAPS European Council (REC) is comprised of senior regulatory professionals from Belgium, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. They steer EU strategic directions, represent RAPS with EU and national authorities, and further understanding of the global and local context of regulations across markets—focusing on what is most relevant to Europe.
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