Dr Leyla Hannbeck

Chief Executive, Association of Independent Multiple Pharmacies

Dr Leyla Hannbeck joined AIMp in September 2019 as the organization’s CEO. As a pharmacist herself, she is passionate about pharmacy and patient care and does a lot of advocacy work to promote the profession to the wider public, media, politicians and influence the direction of travel for the profession in the wider healthcare landscape. She is a prominent spokesperson for community pharmacy and a key representative for the sector. 

Prior to joining AIMp Leyla worked for The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) as Director of Pharmacy and Chief Pharmacist. Her remit also included the Medicines Safety Officer (MSO) role promoting patient safety. Her career started in Sweden, where she conducted her studies in pharmacy and worked as a clinical pharmacist advisor before moving to the UK in 2004 and working her way up from pharmacist branch manager to senior management positions within the multiple and independent community pharmacy sector. She is a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Great Britain.