Maica Trabanco

Maica Trabanco

Deputy Director, Legal Affairs

Location Geneva, Switzerland

Department Operations

Unit Legal

About Maica Trabanco

Maica is an EU qualified lawyer, she has worked in international law firms as Legal Counsel, as an in-house lawyer for a pharmaceutical corporation, and, more recently, as Associate Counsel for a Geneva-based not-for-profit organization that aims to improve access to pharmaceutical products on the WHO Essential Medicines List (EML) for distribution in low- and middle-income countries.

She has extensive experience in negotiating a variety of contracts, such as IP licences and technology transfer agreements with pharmaceutical companies and other research-based institutions, to facilitate access to health products; she has also been expert in the development and implementation of frameworks around organizational conflicts of interest, ethics and compliance. Maica is a member of the Madrid Bar Association, with an LL.M. in International Trade Law from the University of Amsterdam, and a postgraduate student of Global Health Policy at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.