Rich Bennett

Mr. Bennett has worked in clinical development for approximately 20 years and has worked for WCT since September 2021. He began his career in clinical research in a phase 1 clinic and soon after held roles as a Clinical Research Associate on both early and late phase clinical trials with responsibilities for data validation and site management. This solid base experience in ICH-GCP was further supplemented with broad operational knowledge regarding the conduct of clinical trials when he was appointed as a Clinical Trial Manager of Phase I, II and II trials within global programs. Building on this operational grounding, he has latterly (seven years) held positions where he has led cross-functional project teams within clinical research and has been responsible for project strategies, clinical development plans, clinical trial methodologies (concept/design), protocol authorship and the transformation of the scientific endeavor into an operationalized activity. Through being part of R&D leadership teams, he has contributed to business management and the development of operating models and outsourcing strategies. He has been responsible for representing pipeline projects in R&D governance boards and holds experiences throughout the drug development life cycle.