Executive Steering Group

Why is the steering group so important?

The group comprises senior industry leaders, officials from the Department of Health and key healthcare professionals.

This group of professionals provides a vital role in helping PharmaTimes to design the competition so that its content accurately reflects the latest business thinking and the environment in which clinical researchers are working.

By including clinical researchers’ customers on the judging panel we are able to ensure that the PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year competition both identifies those individuals and teams who understand the needs of the customer, and rewards the best clinical researchers in their field.

Who are the Executive Steering Group?

CarolParish (Chair)Executive DirectorIntercept Pharma
PaulQuinn (Vice Chair)Pharmaceutical Consultant 
CharlotteChapmanDirector, Hub Unit Manager Regional Clinical OperationsBMS
Mark FitchDirector Novo Nordisk
GillianWaiteHead of Clinical ResearchBayer
AdrienneClarkeClinical Team Manager & Head of MonitoringGlaxoSmithKline on behalf of ABPI
SarahCotenaVendor ManagerRoche Products Limited
SarahEasttyDeputy Head Project ManagementPSI CRO AG
AlisonMcGroryAssociate Director Clinical ManagementPPD
NigelJonesManaging Director and Chief Operating OfficerCircadian Therapeutics
NikkiDewickDirector of Compliance OversightPfizer
SeanBreenVP Science Policy: EuropeTakeda
JaneTrimCountry Clinical Quality ManagerMSD
IanHodgsonHead of Clinical OperationsMereo BioPharma Group PLC
Lauren DutoitAllerganGlobal Site Management Operations
KimClarkeRBGlobal Medical Affairs Lead
Louise RoweProgram LeadOrchard Therapeutics
DianeLewisGlobal Head of Business Operations, FSPCovance
BrianSwindleyVP Clinical Operations, Start Up, Site Contracts EAPA at PRA International PRA
AlisonMcMornVP, Clinical DevelopmentAmo Pharma


Key dates

Entry Closes
Singles Finals Day
Team Finals Day
Awards Event
Clinical Researcher of the Year - The Americas