Dr. Derek Winstanly joined Quintiles in 1999 as President of Quintiles Japan becoming chairman of Japan and Regional Director for the Asia-Pacific Region in 2002. In September 2010, Quintiles named Dr. Winstanly Chief Customer and Governance Officer for Quintiles, based near Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
In this global role, Dr. Winstanly works with senior executives of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to provide long-term strategic solutions. In addition, Dr. Winstanly is responsible for the office of the Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Quality Assurance and Business Ethic functions.
Prior to joining Quintiles, Dr. Winstanly worked for Glaxo Wellcome, plc, now GlaxoSmithKline, for 15 years, most recently serving as President of Nippon Wellcome, now GlaxoSmithKline K.K., in Japan.
Dr. Winstanly graduated as a Medical Doctor MBChB from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1972 and is registered as Medical Practitioner in both the UK and South Africa.