Dr. Ibim Tariah is the Senior Advisor Regulatory Affairs Strategy, responsible for Regulatory Strategy development activities and implementation, including liaison with GMED HQ, GMED UK Branch and Regulatory Agencies to provide expertise and support to GMED Commercial, Technical & Regulatory Compliance activities.
He earned his PhD in Materials Science with emphasis on polymer science and technology from the University of Manchester, U.K.
Dr. Tariah was the Technical Director at BSI where he worked for 21 years and provided expertise in innovative vascular, orthopaedic & dental and other long term implantable devices for clients needing technical documentation assessment and reviews in compliance with the Medical Device Directive (MDD). Dr Tariah was also involved in the development & delivery of specialized MDD and MDR training courses and was also involved with BSI’s transition from MDD to Regulation (EU) Medical Devices 2017/745 (MDR) implementation. He also served as Vice President, EU MDR & IVDR Services for R&Q Solutions Inc., providing leadership, strategic development & implementation of EU Regulatory services and expertise on management of Manufacturer/Notified Body Interface.
His vast experience includes Regulatory knowledge of combination devices incorporating biologics, drugs and drug-biologics along with Quality Assessment of Medical Devices. He also acted as a liaison with Regulatory Authorities including MHRA (UK), European Medicines Agency (EMA), Medical Products Agency (Sweden).