Nia Tatsis

EVP, Chief Regulatory & Quality Officer at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Nia Tatsis, Ph.D., joined Vertex in 2017 and is the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Regulatory and Quality Officer. In this role, she provides global regulatory leadership and is responsible for managing all regulatory interactions and quality assurance involving the research and development, manufacturing, and commercialization of Vertex’s transformational medicines. In addition to creating and executing the company’s global regulatory strategy, Dr. Tatsis also manages a worldwide team of regulatory professionals.

Prior to joining Vertex, Dr. Tatsis held positions of increasing responsibility at pharmaceutical companies such as Sanofi, Stemnion, Pfizer, and Wyeth. Most recently, she was Vice President, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs, at the Sanofi Genzyme Business Unit focused on Inflammation/Immunology, Rare Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Oncology/Immuno-Oncology.

Dr. Tatsis also worked as an associate staff scientist and research fellow in Immunology and Vaccine Development at the Wistar Institute and completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in Immunology at Thomas Jefferson University. She received her Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Vermont and also holds a B.S. in Biology from Temple University.



  • EVP, Chief Regulatory & Quality Officer

    Current role