Senior Legal Counsel
As a member of the Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JJI) Legal Team and JLABS Leadership Team, Joëlle is responsible for legal counsel for JLABS globally. Joëlle is the primary legal advisor to JLABS as well as the broader JLABS team; she also works closely with the Vice President, Law for Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JJI) in support of JJI legal needs.
Prior to her current role, Joëlle was Senior Counsel, Pharm, providing legal advice to the Janssen Campus in Belgium and Senior Counsel Supply Chain & Procurement (SC&P), EMEA. In these roles, Joëlle served on the Janssen Campus Management Committee and was actively involved in the legal execution of the Janssen Campus Strategy and OneBenelux Vision, as well as supporting important Campus initiatives and external partnerships around open innovation and sustainability. In addition, in support of the SC&P Legal group, Joëlle was the first point of contact for CLS Warehousing Pharm & Medical Devices and Project Management Engineering in EMEA. Before joining Johnson & Johnson, Joëlle was part of the commercial law department at Deloitte, where she advised on commercial and corporate law matters and mentored start-ups as a legal advisor.
Joëlle started her career as a private practice lawyer in corporate and commercial law at Business Law Firms Lydian and Ardent Advocaten, both in Belgium. She holds a Bachelor of Law and Masters of Law from Catholic University of Leuven.