DANIEL DE SCHRYVER
PATIENT ENGAGEMENT & ADVOCACY LEAD
EUROPE, MIDDLE-EAST AND AFRICA
Daniel De Schryver is Patient Engagement & Advocacy Lead for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
In this function, Daniel is part of a global multi-functional leadership team that helps the company to engage with patients in a systematic way and helps to build partnerships in developing solutions that better meet the existing needs. He also leads a team in the EMEA region who play a crucial role in working towards a more collaborative approach in innovation.
Daniel joined Johnson & Johnson in 2001 as Director, Corporate Communications. In that function, he initially worked in the field of oncology. In 2006 he joined the Janssen teams working in Infectious Diseases where he helped to maintain and enhance the company’s relationships with the HIV Patient Community. Later, he built the external relationships in the field of Hepatitis C, before becoming the Global Therapeutic Area Communications Leader Infectious Diseases and Vaccines. In this function he developed world wide strategic communications and public affairs programs about infectious diseases and global public health.
Before joining Johnson & Johnson, he worked at Burson-Marsteller as corporate communications consultant. Daniel started his communications career in the car industry for several years, he joined the non-profit sector and became country manager for Médecins Sans Frontières in Bosnia, Croatia and Angola. Back in Europe, he headed the Communications department for the organization.
Daniel has a Master in Romance Philology (Literature) and he started his career as a teacher. His personal interests are contemporary art and architecture, politics and meeting people.