Wanjiru Munene

Dr. Wanjiru Munene is the Patient Safety and Pharmacovigilance Lead, Boehringer Ingelheim for the Sub Saharan Region. She is majorly responsible for English speaking African countries. Wanjiru holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy from University of Nairobi, an MBA in Healthcare Management from Strathmore Business School and higher diploma in Industrial Pharmaceutical Advanced Training from Purdue University/Kilimanjaro School of Pharmacy.  She is an Afrika Kommt fellow 2017 having worked at Merck KGaA in Darmstadt, Germany.

Wanjiru is a conscientious healthcare professional passionate about healthcare access and social equity all in the sphere of corporate governance and ethical business practice. She has close to 15 years in both management and leadership roles in Pharmacovigilance, Quality and Regulatory Affairs with cross-functional management responsibilities for healthcare access programs and projects. She has a good understanding and vast experience of local and global regulations & guidelines.

Her ultimate career goal is to be a thought leader in healthcare access projects and programs, driving and managing projects that are geared towards medicine and medical technologies access & availability while supporting go-to-market strategies.