In this session, we will explore the future of the regulatory function and the professionals supporting it. We will explore helpful tips in developing regulatory professionals into critical and strategic thinkers. The session will provide tangible examples of how automation changes the regulatory professionals work environment (e.g Regulatory Intelligence). This interactive session will explore what it means in the future to be a regulatory professional, how to prepare for it and what impact automation will have leveraging real life examples. The session will also explore the importance of emotional intelligence skills in addition to how diversity and inclusion is becoming an important driver in healthcare.