Rui Loureiro is a Pharmacist with a specialization in Industrial Pharmacy and postgraduate studies in Quality Management and Industrial Engineering, being a funding member of the Portuguese Society for Quality & Safety in HealthCare (APQS). He works for the National Authority of Medicines and Health Products (INFARMED, I.P.) and lectures the topic of Healthcare Quality Management, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon at the graduate and postgraduate level. He has written one book, on medical devices regulatory, classification and quality. He has published more than 20 works on quality in healthcare, and he is an ISO 9001 auditor. He is a non-executive Director on the EHFF Board.