Volker has more than 20 years of experience in acting as senior strategic advisor to leaders in biopharmaceutical industry and being part of biopharma and biotech firms. His focus areas are business model innovation, operating model design, helping clients to build differentiated capabilities, and increasing effectiveness and efficiency of cross-functional working practices.
Volker spent the majority of his time supporting clients in market access, market entry strategies and to optimize the R&D – Commercial interface, strengthening Medical Affairs capabilities, making better use of Real World Evidence and ensuring earlier integration of payer needs into development programs.
Before joining Quintiles, Volker acted as Partner with Booz & Company (now Strategy&). He has earned an MBA from Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh, UK and a PhD in molecular biology and cell biology from Max-Planck Society and Philipps University Marburg, Germany.