Laurence Scates has led the Transparency Programme at Astellas Pharma Ltd from its inception three years ago. He is responsible for the technical delivery, change management, training delivery, process design across 4000 employees to introduce a disclosure reporting capability for the EMEA Region for 23 legal entities. Laurence has over 5 years pharmaceutical industry experience, implementing the first global business process and supporting technology for a Global compliance project, leading a number of Finance projects, and leading a number of legal projects including ABAC. Prior to joining Astellas he previously led projects across a number of industries including Telecoms, Oil & Gas & Shipping. Laurence has an MSc in Psychology, a BSc in Economics and is an experienced project manager.