Efstathia (Efi) Gkika is a lawyer registered with the Athens Bar Association with great experience in compliance and misconduct handling matters who has been advising multinational enterprises both as an External Lawyer and as an in-house Lawyer. She studied law in the Law School of the University of Athens and did her postgraduate studies in European Community Law in Brussels. Following completion of her studies she worked for an esteemed Law Firm in Greece and soon became responsible for the offices of Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia based in Romania. She then joined KPMG as a tax legal consultant where she became a Senior Manager in the Law firm of KPMG Greece. During her employment in KPMG she did an LLM in International taxation. Since 2008 she joined Pharma industry in Legal/Compliance Roles and has developed extensive understanding of the importance and strategic role of compliance in the multinational/corporate environment. Leading various projects relevant to compliance initiatives in a period that the regulations changed in many countries and through her experience of misconduct handling (SEC investigations), she had the chance to understand how a strong compliance program along with an ethical culture can lead to sustainable successful business and eventually ensure better service for the patients.