Lisa Marie Saldanha is currently the Director and head of the Academic Research Group in Asia. Formerly head of Regulatory and Start-Up for Quintiles in Asia Pacific, Lisa has 12 years’ experience in the clinical research industry across Clinical Operations, Regulatory and Project Management. The last 7 years in leadership roles, Lisa has been part of developing innovations to drive change in how we conduct clinical trials here in the region. From developing a new methodology for clinical trial site identification to reengineering the clinical trial start-up process to improve timelines, efficiency and costs, she also have several thought leadership publications to her name.
Lisa brings with her a wealth of knowledge and skill in navigating key opportunities & challenges in industry sponsored trials, an experience which she now brings to the academic research environment.