Alexander Natz is Secretary General of the European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE) and works as a lawyer for the law firm, Novacos, in Dusseldorf. From 2008-2013, he was head of the German Pharmaceutical Industry Association’s (BPI) Brussels office. Before, he worked as a lawyer at Sträter Law Firm in Germany, with a special focus on managed entry agreements, licensing and pharmaceuticals. Natz also worked in the field of competition law with the European Commission and in the pharmaceutical industry. As a research assistant at Duke University (USA), he has dealt with international pharmaceutical law. His doctorate was supervised by a former judge at the European Court of Justice, Prof. Dr. Dr. Ulrich Everling.