Dr. Gulnara Salimova is a Strategic Advisor at Strategic Swiss Partners for Central Asia. Dr. Salimova possess 35+ years of government and international industrial experience in FMCG, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and financial sector gained at such blue chip companies as BAT, Pfizer, Baxter, Ansher Int. Being a member of the Executive Boards and Regional ExCo’s in EMEA, Dr. Salimova headed Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, Public Policy, Corporate Communications, Market Access, Business Development, Internal Audit, Risk Management and PMO functions. She successfully managed large scale cross-functional and cross-business Projects that were pivotal in significant revenue growth of the multinational companies. She speaks five languages (English, Italian, German, Russian, Uzbek) and developed diverse multicultural sensitivity and fast market adaptation. Dr. Salimova is the Managing Partner of a management consulting firm “Salimova & Co. Business Solutions”, Official Representative in Switzerland of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan, Executive Board Member and the Chairwomen of the Uzbekistan Committee at SACC, Co-founder of “Uzbekistan-Italia” Association.