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Eva Von Mühlenen

Eva Von Mühlenen

EVA VON MÜHLENEN is a Senior Advisor and Head of the Global Life Sciences Team in Switzerland. She advises on matters concerning digital health, including the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning software in healthcare. She also advises on digital and data strategies, including data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity issues.

Eva draws on her broad experience and in-depth knowledge from serving at Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products. During her 14 years at Swissmedic, as inter alia, Deputy Head of the Legal Advice Department and as Legal Advisor to the agency’s Digital Transformation Initiative SMC 4.0, she advised both internal and external stakeholders on all issues relating to the legal and regulatory framework regarding therapeutic products, including clinical trials, product authorization, licensing, market access and surveillance. Eva has represented Swissmedic as lead counsel in litigation before the Swiss Federal Administrative Court and the Swiss Federal Supreme Court. She also served as project manager responsible for developing and revising Swiss regulations, including to achieve alignment with new EU regulations.


Eva is a thought leader on digital health issues, currently serving as an advisor to the Swiss National Science Foundation’s National Research Programme 77 on “Digital Transformation”, which is charged, in cooperation with the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), with developing a policy roadmap for digital health innovation. She has also recently authored a paper on “Trustworthy Digitalization - A Digital Transformation Strategy.”


Eva is a law graduate of the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and the University of Bern, Switzerland, and recently completed a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) for Inhouse Counsel at the University of Zurich’s Europa Institut. Eva has been recognized by Legal 500 EMEA 2024 (Switzerland) for healthcare and life sciences

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