Karl Boonen currently is Senior Director Business Practices & Compliance EMEA and Canada at Johnson & Johnson, primarily responsible for Third Party Intermediary Risk Management. He started his career with Unilever in marketing and market research and joined J&J in 1985. He spent 25 years in Pharma covering a wide array of responsibilities including Area Management South-East Asia; Sales and Marketing in Canada en Switzerland; Operations; Finance; Logistics; Health Care Solutions and Business Support incl. channel strategy and anti-counterfeit. At the end of 2010, Karl joined Health Care Compliance and Privacy to take up his current role. Karl earned a Masters Degree in Law (Leuven) and in Management (Vlerick Ghent) and also obtained an Executive Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Vlerick Leuven-Ghent). He is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP) and a member of ETHICS (International Society of Healthcare Ethics and Compliance Professionals).