Elisabeth George Consulting LLC
Experienced Medical Device Global Regulations and Standards
Consultant, Strategist & Change Leader
Elisabeth is an experienced leader, business executive, and consultant committed to shaping and leading global organizations in continuous improvement and innovative ways of using standards and regulations not only for compliance but also for supporting customer value. She frequently speaks at Industry and Standards Conferences where stakeholders from Regulators, Industry, and Users (Clinicians & Patients) participate. She is a recent recipient of the NEMA Röntgen Award and the ANSI George S. Wham Leadership Medal recognizing her leadership and drive. She is committed to making an impact through her skills as a leader, her experience in Medical Device Regulations and Standards, and her desire to be a learning partner in delivering positive business outcomes. She is presently serving on the ANSI Board of Directors.
Known as a transformational leader, her track record of setting clear strategies, driven by rigorous engagement across the total product life cycle including customer insights have permitted her to be able to focus on the big picture while also being able to have hands-on experience.
Elisabeth’s broad perspectives and drive for high-performance, whether during an aggressive innovative growth strategy session or a compliance turnaround, is her commitment to organizational culture with purpose at the core. Her versatile extensive experience working across the organization allows her to identify and integrate her diverse skills and technical competencies across all geographies into a unified, agile and empowered workforce. She understands the business and personnel challenges while helping to drive team collaborations and innovations.
Elisabeth has held senior leadership roles for more than 30 years, joining Haemonetics in 1989 as a Director of Quality and Regulatory to Sr. Director and Vice President of Quality and Regulatory positions with Hewlett Packard, Agilent, and Philips.
At Philips she held the positions of Vice President of Quality, Regulatory, Sustainability and Product Security responsibility for two of the major product lines – initially, the Patient Monitoring Businesses and then for the Imaging Systems Businesses. Also while at Philips she held the position of Vice President/Head of Global Regulations and Standards representing Philips in trade associations, regulatory body advisory panels, and standards development organizations including to name a few: AdvaMed, AAMI, ANSI, NEMA, IMDRF, and FDA Advisory Panels.
Elisabeth holds a Bachelors in Science, Biomedical Engineering from Boston University and a Masters Certificate in Engineering Management from Northeastern University.
In addition, Elisabeth has served on several Boards both professional as well as City Government including Vice President of Central Beach Alliance Board and Member of the Marine Advisory Board as well as Secretary of SSL Board of Fort Lauderdale.
In her spare time, Elisabeth enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, boating, and scuba diving and loves to try new food while pairing it with good wines.
Examples of Present Consulting Work:
- Global Regulatory Strategy – Across complete TPLC including Standards Strategy and Clinical Support including pre-submission meeting support
- Quality System Improvement – Process development to support business strategy and compliance
- Audit Work – Preparation, Execution, and 3rdParty Support for Pre-submission, ISO 13485, and FDA QSR as well as general support for ISO14001 and ISO 28001
- CAPA and Compliant Review and Support
- Training Support