Lisa Marie Saldanha is currently Senior Director and head of QuintilesIMS’s Academic Research Group in Asia, a group that supports Investigator Initiated trials in the region. Formerly head of Regulatory and Start-Up in Asia Pacific, Lisa has 13 years’ experience in the clinical research industry across Clinical Operations, Regulatory and Project Management. Lisa has been part of developing innovations to drive change in how we conduct clinical trials in Asia. From developing a new methodology for clinical trial site identification to re-engineering 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.