Sonia Elkara

  • International Pharmaceutical Expert
  • Founder, HATCH Pharmaceutical Business Solutions


  • Feasibility study for the creation of the agency for the promotion of investments and exports of health services in Tunisia – Sonia conducted a study for the Tunisian Ministry of Health, financed by AfDB, to identify legal, institutional, technical, financial constraints, and recommendations for the creation of an agency for the promotion of investments and exports of health services.
  • Strategic design, implementation, and management of generics drugs projects – As a Development and Regulatory Affairs Manager at THERA, Sonia led the strategic planning and product development of generics drugs projects in major therapeutic areas such as cardiology, diabetology & metabolic syndrome, and oncology.
  • Business development and pharmaceutical consulting – As the Head of Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Development at B2G Life Sciences, Sonia was responsible for business development and pharmaceutical consulting, including lobbying for a national regulation on biosimilars with health authorities.
  • Management of medicines and medical devices procurement and dispensation – As a Country Pharmacist at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Sonia managed the procurement and dispensation of medicines and medical devices for a malaria prevention program in Chad.
  • Founder of HATCH Pharmaceutical Business Solutions – Sonia founded HATCH, a pharmaceutical knowledge company that supports the set-up and strengthening of the pharmaceutical industry in the African continent, particularly in improving local manufacturing of generic medicines where 70% of drug needs are not covered by national/local production.