Morten Pedersen

Morten completed his Master’s degree in Biotechnology at National University of Ireland, Galway, in 1997, specializing in Pharmacology. He joined Lundbeck in August 2020 as VP, Head of Clinical Operations.

Career to date Morten started at a CRO in 1997 as a CRA on an Epilepsy study.  In the subsequent years he worked in CRO’s, consultancy and big Pharma taking on roles within Project Management, Program Oversight, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships.  He joined Pfizer in 2003 and has a wide range of project management experience delivering projects across multiple therapeutic areas. From 2007 to 2011 he held a leadership role in Pfizer’s Clinical Study Management group providing Operational Oversight in various outsourcing models.  As Group Lead of Emerging Markets and Established Products Business Units he managed a team of Program Directors in a variety of Therapy Areas from Phase II to Late Phase and Non-Interventional trials. From late 2011 Morten joined an Innovation technology CRO in the role of Senior Director and Head of Strategic Partnerships with the aim of improving Clinical Trial efficiencies and supporting Trial Sites. In August 2016 he joined InVentiv Health as VP, Head of Program Delivery in Neuroscience, before the group merged with INC to become Syneos Health.