Excellence in Service Award
He acts as a translator between IT and Business to obtain optimal user requirements as the basis for successful implementation of IT systems. He promotes clear and transparent communication as well as striving for simplicity – an imperative to manage the ever increasing complexity of computer systems.
For the past 17 years he has worked for Novartis in Basel in roles with increasing responsibility. He started as a Safety System Administrator and then moved to a Business Analyst role in the Pharmacovigilance area before he took over a global team of QA IT Systems and Process Experts responsible for all IT systems in Novartis Pharma Development. Since 2013 he has provided QA oversight over clinical data management and statistics processes with his team.
He was co-leading the DIA/ISPE CSV workshop recently held in Basel, is actively supporting the organization committee of the DIA EU Clinical Forum and he is a member of the DIA Advisory Committee for Europe, Middle East & Africa.
2015 Inspire Award Winners
MD, PhD • President’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Health
PhD • Global Connector Award