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Dr Jawad Gill

Head of Clinical Operations at DRK Pharma Solutions

Steve Rees, AstraZeneca

Talk title – Global Collaboration: Looking East

Bio: Dr. Gill is the Head of Clinical Operations at DRK Pharma Solutions.

He is a Medical graduate with 23 years of drug development and clinical research experience in Pharmaceutical and CRO industry, in leadership roles in Clinical Operations (CO), Clinical Quality Management (CQM), Clinical Quality Assurance & Compliance (CQA&C), Medical Affairs (MA) and Training. He graduated as a Medical Doctor and followed through with some valuable clinical experience. He then joined GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as Clinical Research Associate in 1998, steadily moving to positions of greater responsibility and finally became Country Head of Clinical Research.

He has worked on Phase I – IV clinical trials in Oncology, Respiratory, Dermatology, Urology, Infectious Diseases, Immunology and Cardiovascular (including investigator initiated studies, epidemiological and non-interventional studies and studies involving devices).

He has worked as Clinical Research Coordinator at leading cancer hospital of Pakistan Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Center. He’s been the Country Head and Clinical Research, Quality and Training Manager at GSK, Singapore. He has also worked as Clinical Quality Assurance Auditor & Clinical Research Physician at The Clinical Trial Company (Asia).

He previously worked at Covance (Labcorp) as Head of Clinical QA&C, APAC (SEA & ANZ) in Singapore where he lead a team of auditors conducting Investigator Site Audit (ISA), Process Audits (PA), Vendor Audits (VA) and supporting Client Audits (CA) and Regulatory Inspections (RI). Developing Audit Plans, tracking progress and performance, and reviewing findings and reports as well as keeping key stakeholders up to date on recent developments.