Dr. Volker Spitzer

Global Principal, Consumer Health R&D

Volker has over 27 years of R&D/medical experience in the consumer health, natural ingredients industry and academia. After his career start as a university professor in the area of pharmaceutical chemistry and natural products he continued in different leading global roles in R&D, innovation, licensing/M&A and scientific marketing at Roche, DSM Nutritional Products, Bayer Consumer Health and analyze & realize / Zaluvida. Since October 2017 he is Global Principal at IQVIA being responsible for strategic management consulting in the areaof Consumer Health R&D/Innovation. Volker has a background in chemistry/pharmaceutical sciences and holds a Ph.D. in Food Chemistry. He authored over 65 papers and books mainly around natural products.