Lesley Schofield

Lesley Schofield has been in the pharmaceutical industry for over 25 years, starting with preclinical drug development and then moving on to clinical trial management in late phase clinical research. As a director of US Medical Affairs Clinical Trial Operations, she has the responsibility to lead a team in driving the design and implementation of innovative clinical trials across therapeutic areas. Lesley’s experience and skills include clinical trial design experience (with an emphasis on late phase, neuroscience and cardiovascular clinical research); clinical trial management with a focus on innovating the clinical operations process, protocol development, CRO/vendor selection and management, forming and maintaining strategic collaborations; identifying programmatic challenges and opportunities and developing result-driven operational strategies.