Silja Halme

Head of Quality & Regulatory Affairs, Desentum

Silja holds a M.Sc. degree in biochemistry from the University of Oulu. In her early career, she has worked several years at the National Public Health Institute in research group studying cell-mediated immunity. After that, she has gained several years of experience in R&D and nearly 20 years of experience in quality management, especially in IVD area, in several companies such as Ani Labsystems, DHR Finland and Thermo Fisher Scientific. Before joining Desentum in 2020, Silja was leading the quality assurance and regulatory affairs department at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Finland. In her current role, she is responsible for Desentum’s quality system and regulatory compliance.