Head of the Quality Assurance Department in the global biopharmaceutical company Sicor Biotech/TEVADr. Alė Leonavičienė was born in Vilnius in 1969. In 1994 she graduated from Vilnius University, receiving a Doctor Epidemiologist degree. In 1996, she received her Medical Doctor degree at the same university.
1996-2002 Alė worked as a validation manager in JSC Ilsanta, and since 2002 is Head of the Quality Assurance Department in the global biopharmaceutical company Sicor Biotech/TEVA, where, since 2003, she is a Qualified Person.
Attendee of numerous training courses and lectures worldwide: “Qualified Person role in EU,” UK, 2004, “Change control and risk management, deviations and root cause investigation, aseptic manufacturing of lyophilised products,“ Hungary, 2005, 2nd Qualified Person Forum, Germany, 2007, “cGMP compliance for Biopharmaceuticals,” Germany, 2010, and many others. Alė’s hobbies include traveling, theatre, and various forms of art.