Mr. Ben Stewart
As Foundation Medicine Business Development Lead for Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Ben is responsible for building the partnerships and approaches necessary to make comprehensive genomic profiling a reality for patients across the region. Following university in the United States, Ben began his career in consultative sales within the Healthcare and Government IT sectors, focusing primarily on data storage solutions. Following this experience, Ben moved into marketing and communications consultancy, building sales, medical education and public relations content for clients in both the fast moving consumer goods and biotechnology industries. Ben joined Roche in 2011 and has worked across the Oncology and Hematology settings in a variety of roles including a four-year term on Roche’s global Oncology Leadership Team. During this time, he contributed actively to establishing Roche’s product development focus areas, novel partnerships and exploration of broader product and service offerings. Ben also piloted new tools to define the value that biotechnology companies bring to countries where they work while discovering ways to unlock more equitable access to the industry’s products and services.