Chair, Drug Evaluation Committee, Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA)
JPMA Delegate to ICH Management Committee
Dr. Hiyoshi is Chair of Drug Evaluation Committee in the Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA). He is responsible for JPMA’s ICH-related international regulatory science initiatives and represents JPMA in the ICH management committee and Assembly. He joined Eisai Co. Ltd. in 1991 as a discovery scientist and led Eisai’s drug discovery in cardiovascular/autoimmune/gastrointestinal disease areas from 2006 to 2012. Before he started his current roles, he managed Eisai’s portfolio strategy until 2015.He is currently Senior Director and Special Associate to Chief Government Relations Officer in Eisai and serves to help shape a sustainable pharmaceutical environment and to improve access to innovative pharmaceutical products globally.