Joanna has more than 25 years’ experience in the medical and research industry, not only in operational roles but also at a managerial level, combining her Health Care Degree with her MBA. She is based in Auckland, New Zealand.
Joanna has worked at a senior level on over 80 clinical studies, encompassing most major therapeutic areas. Prior to joining PCRG TM over 5 years ago, Joanna held senior management positions within a Global CRO, and preceding that played a key role in establishing a large research unit at a major teaching hospital.
Joanna assists PCRG’s clients to overcome the challenges they face when conducting clinical studies in the Asia-Pacific region. She oversees activities at all stages of clinical studies including trial planning, site feasibility, contract negotiation, regulatory applications and approvals, investigational product importation, study start-up, enrolment, maintenance, close-out management and ongoing sponsor liaison.