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Carolin Schumacher

Chief Executive

Office: Edinburgh


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Role in GALVmed

Operational responsibilities for GALVmed.

Joined GALVmed

November 2018




  • Diploma in Veterinary Medicine
  • Doctorate degree in Veterinary Virology
  • Post-graduate training in negotiation, finance, leadership, team development, communication, crisis management, etc.

Relevant career highlights

  • Small animal veterinary surgeon in Germany (1992)
  • R&D project manager at Virbac, France (1992-97)
  • Product Manager oral rabies vaccines at Merial (2001-2003)
  • Head of Veterinary Public Health Franchise at Merial (2003-12)
  • Head of Public Affairs and CSR at Merial (2012-2017)
  • Head of Public Affairs at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health (2017-18)


Traveling, outdoor sports, photography, people.