Richard Bergström is an External Pharma Lead, SICPA SA. Richard previously was the Director General of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) from April 2011 to 2016. He served for nine years as the Director-General of LIF, the Swedish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry, following positions in Switzerland in regulatory affairs at the pharmaceutical companies Roche and Novartis. Richard Bergström was also appointed by the Swedish Government to the Board of the Karolinska Institute.
He is a pharmacist by training, receiving his MScPharm degree from the University of Uppsala, Sweden in 1988.