Who we are

RApport is a specialist international regulatory consultancy which was founded in 2003 and  offers a range of services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnological and medical device industries. 

Our focus is to strengthen our client’s companies to manage every stage of the development process to provide strategic regulatory affairs support to the pharmaceutical industry. RApport is formed of a team of highly experienced regulatory experts supported by a wide network of allied specialists.

We believe that strategic input and clear vision are crucial to the success of any development plan and that Regulatory Affairs is uniquely situated to provide input into all aspects of development.

Regulatory Affairs provides an important link between the pharmaceutical company and the regulators. Supporting development programmes, validating plans with the regulators and management of applications through the complex regulatory process. 

RApport has the experience to provide the strategic and practical support you need and the ability to bring additional support as needed by your project through our extensive network of specialists. We can provide experienced professional support to your in-house team or we can be your in-house team while you develop and grow.

Lorna Griffin

CEO, Head of Development

Lorna has more than 30 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs, both in industry, having worked for Rorer Health Care, Astra and Proctor and Gamble and for the last 20 years in consultancy for a wide range of organisations.

Lorna is a strategic thinker, who has advised on product development in numerous therapeutic areas, driving them through European regulatory processes; centralised, decentralised and mutual recognition. She has a special interest in development strategies including the preparation, planning and attendance of Scientific Advice meetings; EMA, FDA and EU national.

Lorna advises on licensing and acquisition activities, conducts regulatory department review and development planning. She is also an experienced regulatory trainer.

Ifty Saiyed

EVP, Head of Global RA

Ifty Saiyed is an experienced Global regulatory leader with over 20 years’ experience within multinational pharmaceutical companies, contract research organisations and overseas regulatory agencies, covering a wide range of countries (ICH, LATAM, MENA) and projects.

Ifty’s particular strengths include strategic clinical and regulatory issues within biologicals, as well as building capabilities in others, effective interaction within project teams and external organisations, leading work streams, technical writing and carrying out due diligence projects worldwide.

Ifty also has a keen interest in regulatory intelligence and policy, which enables us to move projects forward with confidence.