Samantha Roberts

Genentech, A Member of the Roche Group, United States
Group Director, US Regulatory Policy
Samantha Roberts is a Group Director in Roche/Genentech's US Regulatory Policy office where she focuses on the implementation of regulatory policy priorities to modernize and improve the efficiency of drug development and review. Her portfolio includes patient-focused drug development, diversity and inclusion, and model-informed drug development. Prior to joining Roche/GNE, she worked at Friends of Cancer Research (FOCR) where she contributed to the genesis of the Breakthrough Therapy designation and initiatives to expand access to trials. Before FOCR, Dr. Roberts was a post-doctoral researcher at the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. She holds a Ph.D. in microbiology and molecular genetics from Emory University.