The European Medicines Agency's management board has elected Lorraine Nolan as vice-chair of the board for the next three years.

Dr Nolan is currently chief executive of the Health Products Regulatory Agency (HPRA) in Ireland, a post she has held since January 2016, and has served as a member of EMA's management board since March 2016.

She will replace Grzegorz Cessak of Poland as vice-chair.