Ronan Brown, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President and global head of Project Leadership within Clinical Operations at Quintiles, where he oversees global project delivery of Phase II and III clinical trials across all therapeutic areas and geographies. Ronan joined Quintiles in 1999 and has served in numerous leadership roles across business development, consulting, corporate strategy and partnership management. Before joining Clinical Operations in 2015, Ronan was the co-leader of Quintiles’ Large Biopharma segment within the Customer Solutions Management Group, where he oversaw project delivery and customer relations for key large biopharmaceutical accounts. Ronan also provided leadership and management of corporate development activities, positioning Quintiles as a strategic ally by bringing intellectual capital, operational management and financial capital to apply to the challenges facing life science companies.
Ronan began his career in roles within clinical research, project management and medical affairs, conducting studies in oncology, rheumatology, diabetes and cardiology. Prior to joining Quintiles, he worked on the respiratory clinical development and international medical affairs teams at GlaxoSmithKline, gaining deep knowledge and experience in product development and commercialization.
Educated in the United Kingdom, Ronan received an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and physiology from the University of Southampton and a Ph.D. in clinical biochemistry from the University of London.