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Neelam Patel

Chief Operating Officer – MedCity

Neelam joined MedCity as it was forming in 2014 as an advisor on clinical trials and then was appointed as COO in December 2016.  MedCity is a small, but influential organisation with an ambition to position the greater south east of England as a world-leading, interconnected region for life sciences research, development, manufacturing and commercialisation to stimulate greater economic growth. MedCity plays a role in bridging industry, NHS and academia.

Neelam’s experience, has included private and public sector and not-for-profit. She has held a number of leadership roles with the pharmaceutical industry including, Head of Pharmacovigilance Operations, HR for European Commercialization and Strategy Director for Global Clinical Operations. Outside of the pharma industry, Neelam has been a Service Improvement lead at the National Institute of Health Research Clinical Research Network (CRN), leading a national project to transform the way the CRN supported the pharmaceutical industry in conducting clinical trials. She has also worked with the Chelsea & Westminster Health Charity to develop and implement a programme to promote innovation within the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust.


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