Vice President and Global Head, Emerging Biopharma
Laura Marquis is vice president and global head of Emerging Biopharma at Quintiles, a position she was appointed to in 2014. In this role, she is responsible for strategy and delivery of the work Quintiles performs for its emerging biopharma customers worldwide.
A biopharmaceutical industry veteran with more than 20 years of clinical research experience, Marquis has held a number of leadership positions at Quintiles, including the development and management of global strategic partnerships with services in Clinical Development, Consulting and Commercial. Prior to joining Quintiles in 2007, Marquis held various positions at pharmaceutical companies and biopharmaceutical services providers in clinical operations, including corporate training, project management and strategic partnerships.
In addition to her Quintiles responsibilities, Marquis is the board chair of the Carolinas Raleigh Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She also is a board member of Leadership Triangle and a mentor with the RTP Chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association.
Laura received her bachelor’s degree with honors in psychology from the University of California at San Diego.