The Avoca Quality Consortium (AQC) is the only consortium focused on quality management in clinical outsourcing and provides leading practices, tools, guidelines, and standards that deliver meaningful improvements to the speed, efficiency, and quality of clinical trials.
Bringing together executives and operational leaders from over 65 pharma, biotech, and clinical service companies, AQC Summits foster a lively, collaborative exchange of perspectives on industry challenges and sharing of best practices on clinical trials quality.
Neil McCullough provides strategic direction for quality management and quality assurance across all ICON lines of business. Neil has over 26 years of quality and compliance experience in the pharma and CRO industries, in organisations including Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline.
Jeff James has overall responsibility for ICON’s key strategic alliance partnerships. Jeff has over 20 years of experience in the CRO and biopharmaceutical industry, including senior roles in clinical operations, project management and executive-level alliance management in organisations including Amgen and AstraZeneca.
Rose Kidd has overall responsibility for the performance, quality, execution and completion of ICON’s global clinical operations services. Rose has been with ICON for 23 years and is an expert in the operational aspects and metrics required for running successful clinical studies.