Roshel Jayasundera, Global Head, Consulting

Located in Dubai (UAE), Roshel oversees the design of market entry and market access strategies in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East.

With over a decade of specialized experience in the pharmaceutical and medical industries in Europe and the Middle East, she has established strategic working relationships with major players in the healthcare industry, including the healthcare portfolios of private equity firms.

Prior to joining Axios International, Roshel was General Manager at First Gulf Pharmaceutical Centre, where she directed and managed business development, strategy, marketing, sales, operations, human resources and finance activities. She worked closely with European and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) partners to develop a new, 150-bed post-acute and rehabilitation hospital. Prior to First Gulf Pharmaceutical Centre, Roshel was a Senior Consultant at Marilab Srl-Medicina Del Lavoro, an Italian company specialized in innovative diagnostic and preventive medicine.

She holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Medical Biotechnology from the University degli Studi dell’Aquilain L’Aquila (Italy). An Italian national of Sri Lankan descent, Roshel is fluent in English, Italian and Sinhalese, with a working knowledge of French and Spanish.