Patrick Wellens

Vice - ChairCo-Chair Working Group Life SciencesPatrick Wellens co-chairs the ECS Working Group Life Sciences together with Claudia Seitz. He is Compliance Manager with Bayer Consumer Care AG. His main tasks are implementing a comprehensive compliance management system in the various Swiss legal entities, providing Compliance training, raising Compliance awareness and dealing with Compliance requests from the business. Patrick holds a master degree in Economics from Brussels University, MBA degree from University of Antwerp and Master in Controlling degree from Vlerick-Ghent Management school. He is a certified forensic accountant (2001) who has a broad experience in investigating issues of non-compliance within the pharma industry. Before joining Bayer, Patrick worked several years within Deloitte AG providing consulting services (compliance, fraud prevention and investigation) to the Pharma industry and also conducted a large compliance project for a DAX30 company (2008-2013). Previously he worked for Merck (2004-2008) and several years as a CFO and regional finance manager in Latin America for a DAX30 company.