Meenakshi Rao is Senior Director, Head of Regulatory Strategy, Strategic Drug Development, Quintiles Asia-Pacific. She helps clients unlock new markets by providing product development regulatory and clinical strategies. She has more than 20 years’ of global experience in drug discovery, biopharmaceutical development, project management, clinical safety, chemistry, manufacturing and controls, regulatory due diligence, and regulatory affairs in small molecules, biologics and device-drug combination products.
She has held various roles in regulatory affairs in large- and medium-size biopharma companies in United States; she has deep experience in drug development and regulatory affairs across many therapeutic areas, including diabetes, obesity, inflammation, haemostasis, women’s health and oncology. She is based in Singapore.