Dr Doina Ionescu
Managing Director for the UK & Ireland. Merck
Doina Ionescu has been Merck’s Managing Director for the UK & Ireland since May 2020. Since joining Merck as a research scientist in 1998, she has held a diverse range of roles within the company including in Corporate Business Development, Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions and Commercial Operations.
In June this year, she was elected to the Board of Directors for the Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI). She also represents Merck on the European Medicines Group, contributing towards the development of its policy positions and advocacy efforts.
Doina is a physicist by background and holds a Master’s degree in nuclear physics from the University of Bucharest, a PhD in physics from the University of Southampton and an Executive MBA from Ashridge Business School.