Steve Wooding is the co-managing director for Canopy Growth in Europe.

Previously he was head of Global Commercial Strategy and Market Access at Janssen (the Pharmaceutical arm of Johnson & Johnson) and a member of the Pharmaceuticals Group Operating Committee (GOC). Steve has held multiple positions within a 27 year career at Janssen. These included Managing Director, Emerging Markets, Janssen Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Vice President and Head of Market Access for EMEA, building an integrated Market Access function, and bringing together teams from across organizations to provide rapid and sustained patient access to Janssen’s innovative new drugs. Prior to this, Steve was Vice President, Medical Affairs, Janssen EMEA.

Steve served as Area Managing Director for Janssen UK, Ireland and South Africa, and Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. He joined Johnson & Johnson with Janssen UK in 1992, and held several positions of increasing responsibility within R&D, Medical Affairs and Commercial in the UK, Ireland, South Africa and Canada.

Steve earned a BSc degree in Pharmacology and MB, BS from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London; he is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine and holds an MBA from Henley Management College, UK.

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