“We are not here for good enough.
We are here for good. “
We aim to be an essential reference for access to innovation in the pharmaceutical market and its growth engine in Europe and Latin America.
We work daily, in a deliberative way, to offer time and innovation to our clients, in the form of anticipation of launches, full M&A, fast, agile and sharp new business and efficient registration of new products.
We work with external and internal clients based on these values.
About our leadership
Board Advisor, Certified in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Companies
+22 years as an executive in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry
Former CEO & President of several Pharmaceutical Companies in the USA, EU, and Brazil
President of the Health and Pharmaceutical Committee at OPCR, 2018-2021
(Portuguese Observatory of Compliance and Regulatory)
Lecturer and Researcher at the University of Lisbon
Founder of the Pharmaceutical Internationalization Management course at the University of Lisbon
Inventor of 5 PCT patents
Post-doc in Ocular Pharmacology, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ph.D. in Ophthalmology, Unifesp, Brazil
MSc in Strategy, UCP
MBA in Marketing, UCP
Postgraduate in Competitive Analysis, ACI/Harvard
Pharm. D., University of Lisbon, Faculty of Pharmacy
+150 oral presentations at international conferences
Winner of the CAPES award (granted by the Ministry of Science and Technology)
Meet our management team
Dr. José Barata-Dias
Member of the Advisory Board
Graduated in Marketing Management, with more than 30 years experience in management functions related to the Healthcare Sector. After having held various positions in Multinational Pharmaceutical, MSD, Roche, Schering-Plough and Nycomed (Takeda), he is currently Commercial and Marketing Director at Tecnifar. He was President of Markinfar (Portuguese Association of Marketing and Sales Professionals of the Pharmaceutical Industry). He is certified by APPM as Senior Marketing Professional and Certified in Coaching by ICC. He is also a lecturer in Executive Masters at CESIF and European University.
Dr. José Azevedo
Member of the Advisory Board
Graduated in Business Organisation and Management. Partner and Senior Advisor at Eurogroup Consulting,since 2011. Until 2009, he was a Partner at Deloitte (Consulting Division). He was also a European Member of the Steering Committee Global Quality & Risk Management and Senior Manager of Price Waterhouse (Consulting Division), between 1989 and 1997. Between 1982 and 1987, he was Senior Consultant at the same company and Planning Director at SOVIAL, AVIS Rent-acar, between 1987 and 1989. He was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SPEA, between 2010 and 2016.
Pharmacist with a background in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Integrated Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences) began his experience in Registration and Regulatory Affairs at Solvayfarma. With solid knowledge in the areas of Medical Cannabis (Licensing) and Medical Devices.
Senior Sales Associate Brasil
Graduated in Pharmacy from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, she has experience in drugstore and homeopathic laboratory with a focus on drug dispensing and pharmaceutical manipulation.
Senior Sales Associate Spain and LATAM
Graduated in Pharmacy from UniversidadeCatólica, has worked for 15 years in the regulatory pharmaceutical market. Graduated in entrepreneurship and worked as a manager in the regulatory area of a group of national pharmaceutical distributors, after merging the group, she founded the pharmaceutical consultancy Regulamenta.
Logistics & Customer Service Manager
Master in Logistics at Instituto Superior Técnico. Experienced in the Healthcare sector with a focus on Logistics, Operations and Process Optimization to drive efficiency and productivity across the Organization. Implementation and standardization of procedures always in search of continuous improvement and high performance of the business units. Expat experience having lived in Hong Kong for a period of 7 years.
Senior Sales Associate International
Graduated in Pharmacy from UniversidadePresbiteriana Mackenzie. Undertook a Scientific Initiation with a FAPESP grant from UNIFESP. He has developed innovation projects in the area of medicines and food, and has experience in pharmaceutical services, regulatory affairs and pharmaceutical commercial. He currently serves as Senior Sales Associate.
Certified Accountant, brings together more than 40 years of experience in accounting, taxation and financial management, in small and medium enterprises. At ELS Solutions, Micuci is responsible for the financial department in LATAM.
Graduated in Business Organization and Management, with over 25 years of experience in accounting, taxation, auditing, account consolidation and business management.
Senior Project Manager Associate
Pharmacist with background in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Began her professional career in the Medical Affairs area at GlaxoSmithKline and later at Viatris/Mylan, acquiring solid knowledge in several therapeutic areas, such as Vaccines, Cardiovascular, Otoneurology and Gastroenterology. Specialization in Medical Affairs and Medical Marketing.
Dr. Luís Sepúlveda
Global Legal Counsel Associate
Graduated in Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and Post-Graduated in Corporate Finance from the same University. He was Senior Legal Advisor at a Technology company and Lawyer at Schiappa Cabral & Associados and Lisbonlaw. He currently practices law and is ELS’ Global Legal Counsel.
Main differentiating factors of ELS Solutions
Sense of urgency offering customization and innovation to our customers
Consulting certified by ISO 13485:2016
Internationalization of companies with a strong presence in the EU-LATAM axis
Customization of our services according to customer needs