Sebastian Stachowiak’s experience in the life sciences industry covers sales, marketing, business development and general management in both the UK and Europe. His roles have spanned across a number of countries, which include the UK, Ireland, Iceland and the Nordics and he holds a strong track record of establishing and growing businesses in these regions. nAs the General Manager of Shire UK and Ireland , Sebastian is passionate about ensuring the UK offers a sustainable future for the pharmaceutical industry, fostering an environment where new treatments can reach patients in a timely manner. Since January 2016, when he was co-opted to the ABPI Board to champion rare diseases for the industry, Sebastian has chaired the Rare Disease Strategy Group. Its aim is to deliver a consistent industry voice on key policy issues.