Dr. Akra is a regulatory expert supporting his clients in the field of medical device, in-vitro diagnostic, and combination devices. He has long experience in leadership, business management, research, development, quality management, and regulatory approval of medical devices, combination devices, and ATMP Products. Before that, he spent many years as a subject matter expert at the biggest notified body in Europe acting in the various roles and representing locally and globally the notified body association in the various European discussion and guidance documents preparation. He was also involved in the drafting of several European guidance documents (e.g. MEDDEV, MDCG, etc.) and International Standards.