Co-Presidents

Martin N. Jensen

Responsible for External Relations, Alliances

Through the past 20 years, Martin has worked in the international hospitality industry within hotels, meetings, events and congress. Initially working as a supplier in hotels and as a PCO from 1996 - 2007, Martin changed in 2007 to the corporate side and has since then worked for H. Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals as responsible for global led meeting, event and congress management within Strategic marketing, later Global Product Strategy & Portfolio Development and now Global Marketing.

Martin holds a MSc in Int. Hospitality Management and a BA(Hons) in Hotel Management.

Christian-Claus Roth

Responsible for Compliance & Regulatory Topics, representing IPCAA in the IFPMA Ethics & Business Integrity Committee and member of ETHICS (International Society of Healthcare Ethics and Compliance Professionals)

Christian-Claus Roth has been employed at Novartis Pharma since 2001, in different roles of increasing responsibility. After his studies in Business Administration he started his career with the International Pharmaceutical wholesaler GEHE Pharma Handel GmbH and later Celesio AG, in Germany.

From there he moved to the Novartis Pharma affiliate in Berne, Switzerland, where he set up the congress & event department for the Swiss market, shortly later being promoted to the Global Headquarter in Basel with responsibility for the Pain and Urology Areas as International Congress Manager, with additional responsibility later for the Bone area.

Christian now oversees the Scientific Engagement Governance focusing on the impact of external regulatory requirements on global medical event management – one of several key areas for which the team is responsible. Additionally he regularly participates as a panel member and speaker at conferences. In July 2017 Christian has been honored by 'Successful Meetings' as one of the most influential strategists in the meetings industry worldwide.