Mr Webster has over 40 years of quality assurance, regulatory and management experience and served for many years as European Director of Regulatory Affairs for Boston Scientific based in Paris and previously for Meadox Medicals Inc. in the UK.
Most recently, he was Principal Consultant and Managing Director of the European office of a US-based organization providing medical device consulting and European Authorised Representative services. Since 2010, Mr. Webster has served as Senior Regulatory Consultant for the Obelis Group based in Brussels and provided EU Consultancy Services and Authorised Representative Services for the Medical Device and other Directives.
During the writing of the Medical Device Directive, he was responsible for technical affairs at EUCOMED representing the medical technology industry in Europe and chaired the committee writing the Essential Requirements in Annex I of the Directive. Since its creation, Mr Webster has chaired the committee responsible for writing the European standards on labelling and symbols used with medical devices (CEN/CLC/TC 3/WG 1).
He regularly speaks at professional conferences on all aspects of medical device quality and regulatory compliance. He holds a higher degree in Chemistry from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, is a Chartered Chemist and a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (C.Chem, M.R.S.C.), holds a Diploma in Management Studies from the University of East Anglia, is Certified as a Quality Engineer by the American Society of Quality, is a Fellow of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS), serves on the European Operating Committee and is Regulatory Affairs Certified (RAC).
About Obelis

John L. Webster

Secretary of the Implementation Committee

Martina Quitadamo

Floriana Dibitetto

Luminita Pascanu

Roland Gerard

Ajda Mihelčič

Siana Slavova

Mattia Ragnoli

Beverley Ebara

Francesca Casarotto

Davide Turchi

Mathias Acciai

Karima Benkhallouq

Shikha Malhotra

Getlin Visser

Jean-Marie Vlassembrouck

Pierre de Potter

Emile Peters

Dirk Pekelharing

Audrey-Flore Ngomsik

Sandra Ferretti

Doram Elkayam

Gideon Elkayam