Carol Zhu,

Senior Vice President & Managing Director
DIA Greater China

Ms. Zhu serves as the Senior Vice President/Managing Director for DIA Greater China. She joined DIA from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where she was the Senior Program Officer for R&D Programs. Prior to her work at the Foundation, she was the founder and CEO of START Shanghai, which was one of the earliest Phase I oncology service companies in China.

Ms. Zhu brings twenty years of experience in clinical research, business operations, and project management in the pharmaceutical industry, having held positions at Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) and GSK.  Her work was key to establishing GSK’s R&D Center in Shanghai, where she led the clinical and business operations. 

Ms. Zhu received her B.S. degree in Pharmaceutical Science from Peking University Health Science Center (Beijing Medical University) and an MBA from Rutgers University, USA. 

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