Rania Al Shami | Chief Business and Strategy Officer

Rania Al Shami, Chief Business and Strategy Officer, PDC CRO

Dr. Rania Al Shami is Chief Business and Strategy Officer at PDC CRO, as such she is responsible for Business Development and strategic initiatives within the organization. Rania holds a Doctorate degree in Cell Biology and a MBA from the University of Delaware in the USA. Dr. Al Shami has more than 15 years experience in the CRO industry in the MENA region. She joins from CTI MEA (Clinart) where she acted as VP of Business Development for 7 years. Prior to that, Dr. Al Shami acted as Managing Director for MENA at Ergomed Clinical Research and was responsible for setting-up and managing the company’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region activities from the regional headquarter office based in Dubai, UAE. Before joining Ergomed as Director of Business Development, Rania had worked as Associate Director for Science Projects at DuBiotech (Dubai Science Park), a Dubai government initiative dedicated to establishing a Life Science industry in the region. She was responsible for various scientific investment initiatives with local and international partners and worked closely with regulatory agencies across the region on various guidelines and strategic plans. Rania has a solid understanding of the MENA region’s Pharma, Biotech and Healthcare markets and continues to work closely with colleagues to further develop the clinical research capabilities within the MENA region


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