Dr Jacques Léchenet is a veterinary surgeon graduated from Veterinary School of Lyon.
He joined Rhone Mérieux in 1989 (then Merial, now part of Boehringer Ingelheim). Since that time he was working in regulatory affairs for Biologicals for various species and geographies, as well as some quality control and quality assurance roles. He currently is responsible at worldwide level for regulatory affairs activities for Biologicals.
He was directly involved in successful registration of variety of vaccines including vectored emergency, multistrain vaccines.
Active in several trade associations, he currently chairs the Biologicals Working Party of IFAH Europe and the Immunological Medicinal products group of SIMV (France) to work with regulators towards improvement of the regulatory framework.