Dr. Harald Nusser has been leading Novartis Access since June 2015. Since October 2016, he has also taken on the responsibility for the newly formed unit, Novartis Social Business. Dr. Nusser started his career at Schering AG in 2000 as a mathematician in the global research and development function. Having worked in both exploratory research as well as clinical research, he held positions of increasing responsibility between 2004 and 2010 in Corporate Strategy and Strategic Planning in both Schering AG and as of 2006 in Bayer in various senior positions. He is also a member of the Novartis Access to Medicines Committee.