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Our Team

QED adamantly believes that our business and industry is not just all about numbers, it’s about people. After all, it’s people who invest their time and efforts in delivering clinical studies. It’s people who work in our corporate offices, manage and operate our business. It’s people who provide the services that our sponsors require. Ultimately, it’s people who go to work interacting with our customers all around the world. This is why at QED we recognise and value our people.

Our people are the heart of our organisation and the key to our success, which is why we place such great emphasis on their recruitment and retention. The QED team consists of specialised, highly experienced and motivated individuals who can guarantee first class results for our sponsors.

We have an impressive global team spanning the world, which includes Project Managers, Senior CRAs and CTAs, Regulatory and Safety Specialists, Data Managers and Biostatisticians. The quality of our personnel is crucial to our success. They are responsible for the high level of service we provide. So it is immensely important for us to motivate and retain our personnel.

QED Senior Management Team

Thomas Ogorka : Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Thomas provides the vision and leadership which has been fundamental to QED’s growth since the company was founded in 2002. With over 15 years experience in the global pharmaceutical and CRO industry he has been able to build a wealth of knowledge and contacts in the industry. Prior to founding QED, Thomas has been involved in CRO consultancy activities and worked for one of the top 10 global CROs and for a global Central Laboratory at various Business Development levels.

Nazira Maruf : Director of Clinical Operations & Global Partnering

As Director of Clinical Operations & Global Partnering, Nazira is accountable for the successful delivery of global projects for QED. She also acts as operational relationship manager for both the client and QED partner CROs. With extensive experience in clinical research developed over 16 years in the pharmaceutical, freelance and CRO environments, Nazira joined QED in 2003 and has held various positions as the company has grown from Clinical Resource Manager, Head of Clinical Operations to her current position.